"Nothing, i have been ill for 13 ..."

About: University Hospital Of North Durham

(as the patient),

What I liked

Nothing, i have been ill for 13 weeks now and they still dont know whats wrong with me, they are now going to look into me having appendicitis which was ruled out when i first went in 13 weeks ago. Morphine only gets rid of my pain, ive had it once and since not allowed it so they will not treat my pain, as nothing else works as my pain is that sevear. i am either getting sent for the wrong tests or they are being forgot about and dont happen untill weeks when i got told i would have them. doctors spoke to me like dirt, the nurses didnt believe i was ill or in pain as i sat and watched telly in bed or went for a cigarette, sometimes in a wheel chair. my condition is now 100 times worse yet only one doctor is the only one to have tried to get me fixed.

What could be improved


Anything else?

i will say though the paramedics have treated me fantastic and a few of the hospital staff. unfortunately the majority who i have seen have not been very pleasant

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Response from University Hospital Of North Durham

Thank you for providing feedback from your visit to University Hospital of North Durham in 2010. Unfortunately, at the time you shared your feedback, we were unable to respond. If you would like to discuss your previous comments please contact us. The Trust is grateful for all feedback, positive or negative, as it means we can better understand what is important to our patients. Thank you for leaving your comments on NHS Choices. Patient Experience Team County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust Tel: 0800 7835774