"Chicken pox left untreated"

About: South Staffordshire PCT

(as the patient),

Hello every one, I live in Rugeley Staffs. I am in my 50’s. I noticed spots on my body and realised I had contracted chicken pox. I telephoned to speak to the doctor the next day and explained I had got severe infection. The person on phone would not let me speak to a doctor and put me onto a nurse who I felt was totally useless. I felt very ill the day after that and telephoned the docs again and asked to speak to a doctor. No chance, I explained I was feeling very ill and they put me onto nurse who I felt messed me about for 5 minutes on and off the phone and then said to me to ring 999 for the paramedics to have a look. As I was on my own, wife at work, I felt I could not do this. I took pain killers went to bed and suffered. Today my face looks like it’s been mangled, sickness, I’ve not eaten since Sunday. I think that health care in Rugeley is really bad. It seems to me that nothing changes.

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