"Orthopaedics"

About: North Devon District Hospital

I went to Barnstaple Hospital A&E with severe back pain. I was treated very well & referred to Orthopaedic Department. They were negative from the outset and following an eventual CT scan said they could do nothing for me except pain management.. Pain Management department could not offer any treatment either. I gave up & found a spinal consultant elsewhere. He confirmed a serious spinal problem & I am now awaiting treatment. Five months wasted.

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Response from North Devon District Hospital

Dear anonymous, I am really sorry to hear about your experience in our orthopaedic service. I'd really like to understand more about your experience so we understand what led to this happening. We would be grateful if you could call our PALS office on 01271 314 090 so we can look into it further. Kind regards Katherine

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