"Very very poor and slow"

About: Okehampton Hospital

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My 20 month son was very ill. I rushed him at 10am to see the Doctor. He told me as i hadn't phoned Devon Doctors, that the people who had could go in first. I wait over an hour and a half. I nurse call Devon Doctors for me, so that he could see us. Even then the Doctor took no intrest in my sons health and perscribed tablets for his illness. Which was impractical! I was sent away and told to get the tablets at boots!

The girl took one look at the precription he had given me and said that the baby should not have been given this! A phone call later and another hour past the doctor confirmed that he had changed the prescription.

Finally, from leaving home at 9am with a sick son, i arrived back home at 3pm!

I could have gone to Exeter and been seen to quicker.

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