I've posted on here before about the issues I've had with a large hospital in Manchester.
long story very short, the first doctor I saw didn't read my referral letter or my notes and spent the entire time looking at her pager answering the phone and then told I was depressed and my symptoms were nothing to do with my thyroid, I had ME.
The second time I went in October on arrival I was told there was no clinic, it was cancelled when I got upset and my husband challenged it it transpired all the doctors were at a conference and no one had cancelled appointments. Anyway I got seen and was told bloods would be taken and my T3, FT3 would be checked... Result
the doctor stated he would get back to me in a couple of weeks with the results...... I'm still waiting! I've rung up numerous times, my GP has rung, my nurse has rung... We've all been fobbed off..
I rang again yesterday and was told yet again that the secretary would either write or ring me.. so I said tell me what is on the computer, after a very long pause (I actually thought she'd put the phone down) she said Nothing, there is nothing on the computer about any T3 tests.
Not that I'm paranoid but that suggests the doctor was either paying me lip service, it's been lost or it showed I needed T3 and as he stated he didn't believe in T3 it's been purposely lost!
I'm furious and I've fired of a 3 page letter of complaint about the registrars (I've never managed to see a consultant!) Everything that's happened and the way I've been treated. I've also put several quotes in from the patients chapter.
Most worrying is this is an Endo clinic how many more hashies/hypothyroid patients have had this sort of poor treatment and kept quiet. I could have had several months of feeling better by now, had I got the T3 back in October