"Pulmonary Embolism"

About: Royal Oldham Hospital

I was admitted to ROH on 15 April 2016, after collapsing unexpectedly at home.

Assessment showed that i'd suffered a massive pulmonary embolism.

I was treated with the utmost respect at all times, and the care I received on the cardiology wards was second to none.

Unfortunately the same can not be said of the after care i've received.

After being discharged on 22 April, i've not heard a thing from the hospital despite assurances that follow ups would be arranged for 3 months, and 6 months post PE, and that i'd be referred to Haematology to try to get to the bottom of what caused my PE.

I've gone from being very close to losing my life one week, to being discharged with a few tablets and left to 'get on with' myself the following week.

Its a shame there isn't a consistent flow of care within the hospital.

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