"No Care"

About: Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

When my 16 year old son fell off his bike and lost his two front teeth, one totally knocked out and the other hanging by a thread. We were turned away by the staff at Huddersfield A&E. The nurse told my sons father to take him to his own dentist despite being told he did not have one due to just being taken off the childrens dentist due to age. If it werent for his fathers insistance that he be seen he most definitely would have permanently lost these teeth. Despite the nurse in charge refusing him treatment and saying there were no dentists in a hospital sure enough one treated him. It is disgusting that a nurse paid to help and treat injuries would behave in this way. it did not enter their mind to check to see if there was any damage to his head after the impact. I know for certain that many other people would have left but as my sons father is a health professional he was not about to listen to an arrogant person with an attitude problem.

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