"Serious and distressing symptoms after prostate surgery"

About: Western General Hospital / Urology

(as the patient),

I had my prostrate removed 15 months ago at the Western General Hospital and I am as bad as I was when it was done.

I am totally incontinent and have been relying on pads all this time. I have attended the Western on the odd occasion when they want to see me but nothing has ever been done.

They did apologise to me about 3 months ago, saying I had been neglected and it won't happen again. Well I'm sorry, no contact since, my life is in tatters thanks to you the surgery. They told me I would receive any treatment I required. Well let me tell you I have been ignored since this stupid operation.

All I want is my life back, to go out without filling pads, not to mention the smell, and as for my sex life its all gone. They have taken this away from me. My relationship is in serious doubt as I have told the surgeon on several occasions, so my only option is to take my complaint to the GMC.

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