"Came in through a and e. Was seen ..."

About: Stafford Hospital

(as the patient),

What I liked

Came in through a and e. Was seen pretty quickly but sent home with painkillers that made me vomit as soon as i took them.

What could be improved

I was supposed to be given the name of a person who could help me because i was thinking about suicide but i never got any help or follow up. Feel so alone. Maybe they could read my notes more thoroughly.

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Response from Stafford Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to make a comment about our services. As a result we have been able to get in touch with you to offer further assistance and to ensure that the plans made for discharge are being implemented.

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