"Don't Go to A&E"

About: North Manchester General Hospital

Couldn't breath and struggled to speak with Dr. They walked away saying they would come back later. Did blood tests and said nothing wrong with me its all psychological - panic attack - without let up for more than ten days. As I lived alone they admitted me. Ward Dr said not doing tests as there is nothing wrong with me. When I said I was going home he said he would get the respiratory dept to look at me - but I would have to wait until the following week. He obviously thought I would get sick of staying in hospital and go home. When the respiratory Dr saw me they diagnosed a few things all happening at once. Gave me medication, and I have to have lung and bone scans. They laughed when I told him they had diagnosed a panick attack and said they should have done a scan and more tests. Apart from this Dr I had disgusting treatment. The nurse on A&E couldn't even smile let alone speak with me. When I asked them a question they just grunted. I am thoroughly disgusted

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Response from North Manchester General Hospital

We are sorry to read your comment regarding your visit to the Accident and Emergency department at North Manchester General Hospital. If you wish to discuss your concerns, please contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on 0161 604 5897. We will also forward your comment to the department manager to address