"Hospital missed a broken leg!"

About: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital / Paediatrics Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital / Trauma and orthopaedics

(as a relative),

I took my son to the doctors as was concerned about his legs. he's always held them up since he was born.the GP said take him to the hospital as heard a huge click and my son screemed so loud he didnt settle for ages.

as the doctor said i went to QEQM hospital to get it checked out. went to rainbow ward and the doctor said send him to have hip ultrasound for a clicky hip so we did.

it all came back ok but my son was still distressed and they said he will be fine and they will send him to physio, so i thought right ok went home.

he still wasnt happy at all but it seemed to pass so i belived the doctors that he was ok. a few days later my sons leg swelled up. I took him to A&E at QEQM and they said he had a broken leg and it had been done on the day i took him to QEQM but they didnt spot it.

from now on i am going to a diffrent hospital as i dont trust them anymore after that!!!

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