"given three different diagnosises in 4 days to be..."

About: Rotherham Hospital

had surgery last year for tube to be removed. ever since I been in pain, after many visits to doctors and accident and emergency.Got admitted to the surgical ward with suspected appendicitis. After 2 days and one scan I was moved ward b5 and told to expect surgery. After another two days of nil by mouth to be told that its a Sist and to be sent for another scan.I was sent to ward b11 where nobody was about to ask for assistance and when did ask was told three different explanations.with one being that the sist had ruptured and have to wait for any infection to show before treating it with antibiotics then discharged the next with only painkillers.

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Response from Kerry Hollingworth, Corporate Affairs Officer, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Hello my name is Kerry, I am sorry to hear that you have been unwell and that we were not able to offer you the information that you needed. We aim to ensure that patients are kept fully informed throughout their stay and I am sorry for your experience. If you would like us to look into this further for you, please do not hesitate to contact the Patient Experience Team on 01709 424461 who would be happy to discuss your experience with you in more detail.

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