"The A&E is a joke! go somewhere else if you can"

About: The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (King's Lynn)

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I got to A&E after being extremely dehydrated,headache,vomiting,fever,shaking,muscle crumps,joints pain,disoriantated,dizzy,not able to talk or move, barely concious,could not even tell them what my name is. And guess what? They kept me waiting to be seen by a doctor for 3hours! My boyfriend told me about everything cus I was barely alive. One of the stuff told me to stop pretending! What is wrong with them!? I finally was en,but by 10 different people and no one did anything for the next hour and I have already been suffering the total of 7hours! Believe me its a lot to handle,and then they treat you like this... It was a nightmare,I have no idea how they can treat people like that,the nurses were very nice,but other stuff rude and couldnt care less.. Complete disgrace.Never ever will go there again, if me or anyone else has to go I will go anywhere else,not Kings Lynn. Been to London with a simple infection and got seen by a doctor within 15minutes- here they made me wait 4 hours before I got any king of help. People die from severe dehydration. Again- its a joke! Not a hospital.

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Response from The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn NHS Foundation Trust

I am very concerned to hear of your experience. I would be grateful if you could contact me to discuss your care so that it can be discussed fully with the team.

Regards,

Valerie Newton, Acting Director of Nursing and Patient Experience

Response from The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

I am very concerned to hear of your experience. I would be grateful if you could contact me to discuss your care so that it can be discussed fully with the team. Regards, Valerie Newton, Acting Director of Nursing and Patient Experience

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