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Hi, I am enquiring about health legal advice, hope you are

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Hi, I am enquiring about health legal advice, hope you are able to help? (long one, im sorry)

I besically have been getting servere migraines for the past year, which have been getting worse and worse to the point that I am getting them on a daily basis and keep having dizzy spells because of this. I have been to the local walk in centre and they have advised that this may be a swelling in the brain, but gave me some pain killers and said to go to see the GP first thing to get referred to the neurologist. I have since been to the GP multiple times and kept him informed that my simptoms are getting more and more servire and they keep giving me different pain killers but not doing anything else. I was then recently referred to Adenbrookes neurologist. The GP however has since cancelled that appointment and said that they are going to try doing something else instead of getting it investigated, however not giving me a reason why they wont get it investigated. They have hinted that this is becuase of the cost to the NHS however will refuse to give me a proper explanation. After speaking with a family member about this, they have suggested that it could be a case for medical negligence. I was however looking for some advice on this please if you are able to help? If not, would you be able to point me in the right direction? Thank you in advance. Jodie
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Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 2 years ago.
Hello Jodie,

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Expert:  Dr. K. replied 2 years ago.
Hello. Sorry nobody has responded to your question.

Take a look at the website migrainetrust.org

This describes the setup and access of migraine clinics available to you. You do need a referral from your gp or another Dr which can be a Dr from the hospital. I think this site has the info you are looking for and hope it helps.

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