"Incorrect diagnoses given"

About: Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital / Accident and emergency

(as a service user),

Admitted for what became apparent as low blood sugar, but discharge letter did not mention this even though it took them several hours and a glucose drip to get it back up. According to the discharge letter I was sent home with a urine infection I didn't know I had, and no mention of the hypo which was kind of key as needed to change meds.

My consultant came and saw me and told me what I needed to do, but the registrar came round and tried to do something different. I asked them to speak with Dr Swords but they wouldn't for ages, I don't know if they ever did, but eventually I got the right meds.

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Responses

Response from Janice Bradfield, Senior Communications and Membership Manager, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for telling us about your care in hospital. We will pass on your feedback to the diabetes consultant.

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