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i was recently rush into scarborough a&e (31/8/2013 vomiting not bad enuf for a hospital but im diabetic and my bloods dropped so ambulance was called as we was camping in whitby i expected the ambulance to be ages it wasnt to my relief, when i got to a&e the usual ?s followed i answered all while still vomiting the doctor gave me a gkn (glucose/insulin in a drip) as soon as my bloods went upto 12 he said right your ok my reply was i need insulin my bloods are 12 he said we dont have any so go sit on the chair and wait for your girl friend he then said no get bac on bed i need to giv you a gastro injection were there take blood from your artery my reply was no chance your kicking me out still poorly and im not ere to cover your back, get on the chair then, so i did onlt to find myself still been sick and so uncomfy that i slipped on the floor only to be kicked by the doctor and he said get up or you will have to wait in the waiting area. luckily i didnt have to wait long for my girl friend. a letter has been sent to all relevant people mp's,health minister, etc, etc

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Response from Scarborough General Hospital

Thank you for your posting. We do take comments made very seriously and we would like the opportunity to investigate the particular concerns you have raised. Please contact our Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS) on 01723 342434 or email pals.scarborough@york.nhs.uk and they will be pleased to help.

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