"Absolutely Disgusting"

About: Medway Maritime Hospital

In March of this year i was admitted with acute abdo pain. I was told that i would need surgery to remove my gall bladder. This eventually took place on 1st April. It ended up as an open surgery. I still don't know what happened despite asking again and again. Although the pain did improve, it didn't go completely. After a couple of return visits, it was eventually decided that i should have an endoscopy and a ct scan. I had the ct scan in july. I am still awaiting the results. I have called the consultant's secretary on numerous occasions, only to be told that he will write to me with the results in due course. I am still waiting. If i hadn't read the results of the endoscopy i probably wouldn't know those either. I have been living on co codamol ever since. The pain is still there and i feel extremley let down. I just hope i am never admitted to Medway again.

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Response from Medway Maritime Hospital

I'm sorry to hear about your experience and about the lack of communication you describe. If you can drop me an email with your details, we can look into your record and contact you to have a proper discussion. My email address is samantha.goldberg@medway.nhs.uk Thank you Samantha Goldberg Associate Director of Operations - Surgery, Anaesthetics & Theatres

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