"Kicked out of Cardiac ward and couldn't even walk..."
About: Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske) Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske) Truro TR1 3LJ
Posted by Anonymous
Got admitted in march after a series of blackouts to be diagnosed with wpw syndrome, while I was in recordings were not made of my tachycardia even though the machine was reading 180 bpm, because this evidence was not kept cardiologists were unconvinced I had suffered tachycardia as it was not on my records,I was also suffering major headaches and pulsatile tinnitus but no investigation was made even though I had hit my head on the hard floor when I blacked out, When I was discharged a junior registrar first told me there was nothing wrong with me until I told them the doctor had diagnosed wpw syndrome, my discharge records also stated I was a lady even though my name at the top clearly said Mr, my discharge notes were also signed by a pediatrician and not a doctor from the cardiac ward, also when I was discharged I nearly collapsed on the way out and had to be helped to the front door, In my opinion this hospital fails to diagnose patients properly or do further investigations to save money. I should have been given a MRI scan to determine if any damage had occurred when I hit my head. Do not go here if you have any head injuries as they do not investigate properly. Also they did not give me any discharge notes to give to my doctor, who I might add was furious. Its a shame as the doctor is a good doctor but I feel he is let down but those around him and lack of funding