"Rude doctor"

About: Kettering General Hospital

I recently went to have a breast examination where the doctor basically told me there was nothing wrong with me. After this they proceeded to tell me that I needed to "stop eating KFC, McDonalds, and chocolate", that I "lacked exercise" and that I should "stop smoking and drinking". if the doctor had taken an ounce of effort and time to read my notes, they would have known that I had actually lost 9 stone! I am healthier and fitter than I have ever been! This doctor was so rude and just wouldn't listen to me. It makes me think that if I were to ever find a lump again, that there would be no point going. Not impressed at all. In fact it left me feeling deflated about all the hard work that I had actually accomplished. Definitely wouldn't recommend this doctor to anyone!

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Response from Kettering General Hospital

I am so sorry to hear about your experience during your recent breast examination. I would like to discuss this with you in more detail so I am able to look into this further. Please could you contact our Patient Advise and Liaison Service (PALS) on 01536 493305, who will be able to put you through to me directly. Jo Milton Lead Nurse – Surgery CBU

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