"A scary ordeal at Queens"
About: Queen's Hospital / Gynaecology Queen's Hospital Gynaecology
Posted by a 42 year old women (as ),
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.