About: Leicester Royal Infirmary Leicester Royal Infirmary Leicester LE1 5WW
Posted by Anonymous
I went into A&E after suffering weeks of breathing difficulties after a long and uncimfortable wait in the UCC. I was first told by the Doctor in the UCC that I was faking my breathing problems and was breathing like that voluntarily. After a huge long argument I was admitted to A&E where I had to do EXACTLY the same tests in the UCC I see there was a huge lack of communication however I understood they may be busy. After another long wait I was told to go sit at tge side of the bays after around half an hour a doctor came over to discuss my x-ray. The x-ray I had not been told to go for, after making my way to the x-ray room I went in and the radiographer told me to take all metal off and stand for my x-ray. The radiographer not asking once if I was pregnant, which I was however unaware that I was I let the radiographer proceed. Not untill later I found out this was a question they should have asked at high importance and if asked maybe I would have stopped to think.