"No Diabetic Care"

About: St Richard's Hospital / Diabetic medicine

I used to have my Type 1 care at St Richards hospital on a 6 monthly appointment basis. Then, about 8 years ago every appointment I booked was cancelled so I ended up going 2 years with no care. Only when I made a real fuss did someone tell me that my GP surgery should now be taking over. Since then, I have had patchy care from surgery based diabetic specialist nurses who have given me advice which is often wrong and generally unhelpful. To make things even worse, for the last year, I have been unable to even get an appointment at my surgery. There is no care for type 1 diabetics in West Sussex.

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Response from St Richard's Hospital

We are sorry that your diabetes care has been so unsatisfactory.

As this site is anonymous we are unable to investigate but if you would like to contact our Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS) on palschichester@wsht.nhs.uk or telephone 01243 831822 we can take some details and see if we can help you.

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