"Hip necrosis - treatment program is a disaster"

About: Blackpool Victoria Hospital

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Today i had an appointment on Victoria Hospital. I have a hip necrosis and its takes now about two years. I spend 16 month at home, because i had a serious walking problem and huge pain. Fist method called hip decompression doesn't help me as they though. Three months ago my Doctor informed me that i need the hip replacement definitely. Unfortunately, he is not in Hospital anymore, instead i had three another appointments with some "doctor". Today he proposed me an operation at last. Almost i got a place on the waiting list. But... my hope for be a health did not take a long i.e about 15 min until he came back from his boss. What happens next? He send me back with no hope.... As a method to help me walking -doctor said - its seems to be a progress in your treatment but if you can't walk simply use a walking sticker or crutches! Ridiculous! First they are giving a hope then are taking away...I'd like to make a Complain... Ridiculous....during last three visit my doctor tried to prepare me for an operation and suddenly he send me away for a couples weeks. Ridiculous...

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Response from Blackpool Victoria Hospital

I am genuinely sorry you feel the Trust has let you down, if you wish to contact the Patient Relations department on 01253 655589, they will be able to register your concerns and ensure they are thoroughly investigated. Regards Andrea

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