"Junior doctor misdiagnosed my condition"

About: Barnet General Hospital

I was seen by a junior doctor who was so sure I didn't have another infected haematoma near the liver. The doctor told me to go back to my GP and make an appointment for a CT Scan. I was in pain with a temperature and that's why I went to A&E. God knows if I wasn't persistent on a second opinion as it was proven that I was correct. I was admitted for one week in CDU with specialist drainage. This doctor certainly needs more training and guidance. I was shocked to hear they are going to be a consultant soon. God help us all. I was so very angry as if I would have gone home, who knows the outcome to my condition.

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Response from Barnet General Hospital

Hi there, sorry to hear that you were unhappy with your care. We would like to look into this further, so please contact our patient advice and liaison service on 020 8216 4924 or bcfpals@nhs.net so we can find out more. Thank you.

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