"my mother's treatment"

About: Weymouth Community Hospital

my mother was admitted with severe pain. She had been in pain for months. The GP said it was sciatica. The consultant(who never got up from his chair) said it was sciatica. This hospital gave her scans and I was told by the sister that my mother had 'fair wear and tear' and was ' fairly bouncing around the ward. She came home in terrible pain. A week later admitted to Poole hospital, more scans, she had bone cancer, liver cancer and lung cancer. Very sorry about the previous scans, they must have been mis-read. Shame.

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Response from Weymouth Community Hospital

“Thank you for writing to us. We are extremely concerned about the issues you have raised regarding the care your mother has received from our services. If you would like to talk about your concerns further then please contact Helen Persey, Locality Manager on 01202 305062. If you would like further support with your complaint from a 3rd party organisation, then please contact the Dorset Advocacy who is a free, independent service on 0300 343 7000.”

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