"Lumbar puncture"

About: Pinderfields General Hospital

Needed a lumbar puncture for my head pressure monitored. After several attempts, after reading it should have been a maximum of 2, I was in so much pain but they continued disregarding my obvious pain. Nearly 2 hours later, told to rest. Then another hour of poking a needle around in my back. I later found out that I could have had a scan to help locate a site better but this was not offered. I now suffer from severe lower back pain and nerve damage in my right leg. All it would have took was a scan. Stop doing things on the quick and do things properly.

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Response from Pinderfields General Hospital

We would be pleased to arange for this matter to be investigated if the patient would like to contact us directly with appropriate details. The email address is pals@midyorks.nhs.uk

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