"Feel very let down by the NHS"

About: William Harvey Hospital

I was admitted with tumny pain 01.08.14. 3 days later i had a ultra sound scan which confirmed gallstones. I qas discharged from hospital on 12.08.14 with only given paracetomol to go home with. I was then admitted again 13.08.14 they gave me painkillers again and IV antibiotics which had no effect. I was then told 7 mornings later that they would operate and was kept Nil by mouth all of these mornings to then be told it was cancelled due to emergencies coming in so on 26.08.14 they sent me home yet again with 'painkillers' but i am still in agony and told i was put on the waiting list to have surgery to remove my gallbladder.

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Response from Julie Pearce, Chief Nurse + Director of Quality + Operations, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry that you are are still feeling uncomfortable. Please do consult with your GP for advice, or if you would like me to put you in touch without surgical matron to be able to discuss your concerns then please email me on Julie.pearce1@nhs.net

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