"Very quick A&E experience."

About: Dewsbury & District Hospital

Went into Dewsbury A&E one teatime, it was busy but I was seen to within 1 hour. Very pleasant staff and junior doctor did tests on me to find problem. Was subsequently discharged 4 hours later - with the problem still occurring. Unfortunately the doctor did not diagnose my problem correctly and when I went to the GP the following day the doctor was not happy as they knew what it was straight away. Luckily it was nothing serious however it is disappointing that the junior doctor got the diagnosis wrong. To be fair the problem is uncommon and the doctor did do all the tests to rule out all the major issues. The doctor probably just needed to do a little more research with their senior colleagues.

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Response from Dewsbury & District Hospital

Thank you for this feedback. We would be pleased to arrange for the matter to be investigated if you would like to contact us directly.

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