"My sister lives in constant pain"

About: West Essex PCT

(as a relative),

My sister has been living in constant pain for 2 years. She cannot get out of her house because she cannot walk too far with out collapsing. When I tell her to get the doctor out she says that she has tried that but is told that they are too busy.

So I tell her that she should change her doctor. She was then told that if she did that she would not get a doctor anywhere in town.

I have watched too long seeing my sister suffer because the system in Harlow is so shoddy and some doctors seem to care nothing about their patients.

She doesn't want me to do anything about it in case she doesn't get any help at all. How sad is that in this day and age?

I'm going to see if this note stirs anything up. If not I will go to the Harlow MP. (Again my sister is worried about me doing this, but as I told her....What has she got to lose?)

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