"My son's visit to A&E"

About: Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital / Accident and emergency

(as a parent/guardian),

My son woke up with a pain in his chest, his GP saw him immediately, suggested that the linings between his lung may have torn and told us to visit A&E.

His breathing deteriorated and an x-ray confirmed what the GP had suggested.

He was admitted to the N&NUH and a drain inserted to remove the build up of air between the lung linings.

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

We hope that your son is making a good recovery following his health problem. Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at hospital.

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Update posted by ChrisG (a parent/guardian)

Thank you. The staff on the Buxton ward were excellent, caring, friendly and treated us kindly too.