"Went fishing for 2 weeks and never went home for 8..."
About: Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske) Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske) Truro TR1 3LJ
I collapsed on the 10/5/2013 whilst on a fishing holiday at Newquay and was admitted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske) Truro. I was diagnosed with acute gallstone pancreatitis and I spent a miserable 9 days in the Critical Care Unit and 5 days on Poldark Ward. During my stay I was very poorly and was not aware of what was happening to me most of the time, I do believe I was quite obnoxious during my stay. At this late stage I must apologize for my poor behaviour. I would like to thank all the doctors,nursing staff and care assistants for caring for me so well in the early stages of my illness I would like to thank one particular nurse on the CCU who was looking after me when there was a mishap that caused me to have a major bleed from the canulas that had been put in place,that nurse stayed with me and finally stopped the bleeding. I was discharged on the 24/5/2013 although I was still extremely poorly however I was declared fit and well to travel home. I arrived home very late that Friday evening very ill and was unable to eat drink or walk. I was admitted to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital the following morning at 6:30am and was diagnosed with severe acute necrotizing pancreatitis secondary to Gallstones. I spent the next 8 months having very intense treatment that included 7 operations and 6 other minor procedures I was discharged Christmas 2013 and was re admitted 1/1/2014 and as finally discharged on the 21/3/2014. I am due to be re admitted in the next few weeks to have my final operation then hopefully I will be fit and able again to go fishing once more (maybe another trip to Cornwall) the question that bothers me is why?I was discharged from Treliske when I was so obviously extremely poorly. Yours most sincerely John price.