"Lack of care and treatment"

About: Lincoln County Hospital / Accident and emergency

(as the patient),

Was told to attend LINCOLN MEAU by GP

Arrived at 10. 30 am - no bed

Admitted at 11. 15, told I needed chest X ray, heart trace and blood test. Blood test completed immediately.

Left to sit in chair and finally saw doctor about 2pm

After initial examination, nothing then happened until approx 6pm when I asked to leave the hospital. In that time I had seen no one, I wasn't asked how I felt, if I was in pain, nothing, utterly disgraceful.

Finally had chest X Ray at approx 6. 30 and then left. If this is the best LINCOLN can do, then it's time to call it a day and close the place down and start again. I will never ever attend Lincoln hospital again and if I or any of my family need treatment, I will arrange to transfer them to Nottingham or SHEFFIELD.

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Response from United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust


As the sister of MEAU I am very disappointed to read of the poor experience that you had. If you are willing to share your details this will allow me to investigate your concerns with the staff involved and enable me to action improvements for the future.

Please send your name and details to Sharon.kidd@ulh.nhs.uk.

Thank you for taking the time to feedback on patient opinion.

Kind Regards

Wendy Rojas