"How long does it take to diagnose appendicitis."

About: The Great Western Hospital

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my sister is in your hospital it has taken 2 weeks to diagnose a burst appendix I find this appalling. I am baffled how this could happen. When medic on ambulance picked her up for transport to your hospital he told her that the symptoms sounded like appendicitis.

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Response from The Great Western Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your sister's experience. I'm only sorry that it wasn't better. As NHS Choices is anonymous, we don't have any of your sisters details. However, if you would like to discuss her treatment further, please contact our Customer Service Team who will be happy to help. They can be contacted on 01793 604031, or pals.team@gwh.nhs.uk

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