About: Blackpool Victoria Hospital Blackpool Victoria Hospital Blackpool FY3 8NR
Posted by Fiona Hogan
Arrived at A&E with pain in foot and being unable to stand on it. Saw triage nurse who asked why I had attended. She said she needed an X-ray and as I had not fallen or banged my foot she would have to make up a story which she could enter onto the Computer that I had suffered a trauma. I had an X-ray and another nurse looked at X-ray results and informed me that I had not broken any bones from the vase dropped on my foot!! I was astonished that no medical history was taken. If it had been they may have notices I had had a blood test on the Friday which showed my Esr was raised and I was in fact suffering from gout. I was discharged with no care plan and no medication. It was my own GP who made the diagnosis of gout. On my medical notes at the hospital it states I had suffered a soft tissue injury!! I have telephoned and complained to the Matron but I have been left in agony and with not receiving the proper treatment left in considerable pain.