"Change in drugs/treatment"

About: The Princess Royal Hospital / General surgery

(as the patient),

A couple of years ago, I was put on so many micrograms/hour transdermal patches, this was for bad back and leg pains. This provided a great deal of pain relief, however I have since been told that I MUST change and go on to Morphine tablets, this was without any consultation, looking at the pros and cons of these tablets I find that they are unsuitable for patients with under active thyroid glands and slow heart rate, both of which I suffer from.

I have asked to be kept on the treatment which has suited me, but been told that the guide lines given to them meant it was a fait accompli that I change.

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Response from The Princess Royal Hospital

Dear Hyten Thank you for sharing your feedback about the Princess Royal Hospital. Unfortunately the NHS Choices and Patient Opinion websites do not share your contact details with us so we are not able to contact you directly about the issues you have raised about your course of treatment. Please do seek medical advice from your GP practice if you have concerns.

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