"disgusted with my daughters treatment"

About: Royal Blackburn Hospital

My daughter had fractured and. Dislocated her elbow and shot the growth bone out , feel really let down by the surgeon and the after care she has been given , she has been left unable to strengthen her arm and is only 10 years old and the surgeon at Blackburn is happy to leave her that way , I have asked for a referral to another hospital , they are stunned that she has been left like this she is having a CT scan tomorrow to see if there is anything that can be done heart broken 10 and can't ride a bike as arm won't stretch that far can swim can't have a bath can't brush own hair can't take her jumper off thanks Blackburn ?

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Response from Royal Blackburn Hospital

I am very sorry to hear of your experience of your daughters care and treatment within the Orthopaedic department at Royal Blackburn Hospital.

I am really keen to have the opportunity to look into this for you and would appreciate it if you could contact me with some more information.

You can contact me Helen Ritchie on 01254 734471 or alternatively you can email me at Helen.ritchie@elht .nhs.uk.

We take all comments very seriously and this is certainly not how we would want our patients and families to feel after visiting our services.

I hope to hear from you soon.

Thank you

Helen Ritchie, Senior Patient Experience Facilitator

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