"Turned away"

About: Wharfedale Hospital

Are you a hospital or not? My son fell and hurt his back. On arrival they refused to treat him saying they can't X-ray backs as they are too specialised so they send him to the LGI - 40 minutes away. My question is what happens if his back is further damaged by the 40 minute car journey? A caring profession turning away a 14 year old boy. You don't have the expertise to look at his back but you can potentially make it worse. I am disgusted. It may help if you posted on your website that you can't X-ray heads, chests, backs, hips... What can you X-ray? A very upset Mum

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