"A scary ordeal at Queens"

About: Queen's Hospital / Gynaecology

(as the patient),

Last week I was to undergo a hysterectomy at Queens.

I had the operation then transferred to ward which is where it began. I was naturally in a lot of pain. I was restricted as I couldn't move at all off my back. I rang the buzzer for someone, nobody came. During the night I was terrified, I was in agony, I was crying out for help but because I was weak the nurses paid no attention, which resulted in me worrying the other patients in the ward, as they also couldn't help due to surgery.

The next day I was having severe panic attacks and demanded to my friend to take me home so I discharged myself 24 hours after my op, due to fear.

I then got told due to my discharging myself, my doctor would not be receiving the relevant documentation about my op, nor would I have a follow up appointment to ensure surgery went well.

I'm very upset.

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