Posted by Anonymous
I went to an urgent care clinic where i was diagnosed with a suspected appendicitus (even though the pain was coming from my left ovary) she was very rude, and not really helpful at all. I went to A&E at about 8pm, I finally saw a doctor at about half 11pm. There was a girl who was next to me who had lost her voice, came in after me and got seen by a doctor before me even though i was thought to be having an appendicitus. I could hardly move, i was in agony and yet there were people like that being put before me. When i saw the doctor he just brushed me off and told me to go to an std clinic in the morning and to only return if i was being sick etc. Finally got home about 12.30am. Was up at 6am unable to breathe the pain was excrutiating, and my muscles in my top half of my body were contracting. We went back to A&E where i got seen fairly quickly (2 hours) this time it was a woman doctor, she checked me out (listened to my breathing, examined my chest/pelvis area) she reffered me for an ecg, which i had. The lady who did that was again very rude, didn't really give me any dignity or respect. It was horrible. I then went for an xray which we had to wait hours for (yet a drunk man who again came in after me got too see a doctor first and got an xray before me???) Again i didn't feel they respected my dignity at all. It was a very short wait (hoorah) before i got my results, which came up clear, even though i was still struggling to breathe and having pain. She said the same thing as the doctor before-go to an std clinic!!!! I knew something was wrong so i went back to my home town (i was only in london as i had a interview) I went to my GP who listened to my symptoms, examined me and said that he thought it was cysts on my ovary. He reffered me to a private clinic, which had excellent staff that made me feel relaxed. I had an ultrasound and low and behold i had cysts that had hemmorhaged and the doctors had missed it. I had all the common signs and symptoms and they thought i had an std (which i do not have) this has caused permanant damage because it wasn't fixed when it happened. I am really disgusted at this hospital, that because of their negligence i now have to suffer the consequences. Definitely do not go here. The doctors have no idea what they are doing.