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About: Blackpool Victoria Hospital

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After a long wait to see this doctor, I was in their room for about one minute. The doctor was rude,pompous and arrogant and offered no hope or help to me.I have been ill for 13 years with m.e like symptoms, they ignored this, I was not listened to when I tried to tell them my symptoms, the doctor ignored the fact that I was burning with fever/inflamation, did not look at me, ignored the fact that my g.p. had found sle lupus antibodies in my blood test and has not mentioned this lupus in the letter I have now received. I have now been discharged by them to my own doctor again so I am back to square one, they did begrudgingly send me for a blood test which has not shown anything.Why are some consultants like this? Aren't they supposed to be caring?

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Response from Blackpool Victoria Hospital

I am very sorry you feel the Trust has let you down, this concern has been passed to the Rheumatology Directorate Manager for investigation. If you would like to speak to someone in our Patient Relations team, you can do so by contacting 01253 655588. Regards Andrea

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