"Visit to A &E made me feel worse"

About: Dorset County Hospital / Accident and emergency

(as the patient),

I had self harmed and went to A & E for treatment, the nurse I saw was very abrupt and I ended up feeling worse than when I went in.

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Response from Dorset County Hospital

Dear Susiepond

I am sorry to read of your experience in our A&E department; I will share you post with the team, so that they are aware of how you felt.

I know that they will be concerned to read that you felt worse after your visit and will be grateful that you have brought it to our attention.

Best wishes, Sarah Silverton, Patient & Public Experience Lead, Dorset County Hospital

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Update posted by Susiepond (the patient)

Thank you for responding my story, I am pleased that it has been taken seriously and that it will be shared with the team.