"lack of care, and patronising attitude of a Dr that my Mum had an appointment with."
About: University Hospital (Coventry) University Hospital (Coventry) Coventry CV2 2DX
Posted by octopus (as ),
My Mum saw a Dr regarding the results of her Endoscopy. When my Mum and sister said that my mum had been diagnosed with several polyps in her stomach after having the endoscopy, for which I was present, he said she had no polyps and that there was nothing in her notes about it.
Even when my mum told him that I had been present when given the results and had seen it in the report, he still dismissed it. My Mum had her blood pressure taken by a nurse, the reading was over 200. The nurse informed the Dr but he didn't see any reason for concern, despite the fact that my Mum has Angina, Heart Failure, Heart Murmur, COPD, High Blood Presure, and other medical conditions. The following day my Mum was admitted into hospital with high blood presure over 200 and fast heart rate.
Many Drs, Consultants etc lovely, and listen to what is said to them, but there are many whose manners are appalling.