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My wife is very disappointed with her GP, she has a neurological

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My wife is very disappointed with her GP, she has a neurological condition and her GP is refusing to give her any more referral unless we go private as he says the practice can't afford it, is this fare we a desperate to see a good neurologist not for a cure but to get some understanding of her condition
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Dr. Phil, MD :

please enter chat

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi I'm Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

JACUSTOMER-ppweak37- :

Kenneth

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi Kenneth

Dr. Phil, MD :

nice to meet you

Dr. Phil, MD :

what seems to being going on neurologically with your wife?

JACUSTOMER-ppweak37- :

Enchephalitis

Dr. Phil, MD :

from what?

JACUSTOMER-ppweak37- :

not sure what you mean doctor

Dr. Phil, MD :

what caused the encephalitis?

JACUSTOMER-ppweak37- :

a virus

Dr. Phil, MD :

I see.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Well, my answer for you is no this isn't fair at all

Dr. Phil, MD :

I have been shocked by the healthcare system in the UK quite frankly.

Dr. Phil, MD :

You guys are denied specialists left and right

Dr. Phil, MD :

It is wrong

JACUSTOMER-ppweak37- :

My wife unfortunatly was not correctly dionosed in the first place and the virus stayed in her body and ruined her emmune

Dr. Phil, MD :

I'm very sorry that happened Kenneth

JACUSTOMER-ppweak37- :

what would you advise

Dr. Phil, MD :

I would advise that if your only option is to go private then do it

Dr. Phil, MD :

you can't force your GP

Dr. Phil, MD :

you could complain to NHS though

JACUSTOMER-ppweak37- :

we feel that complaining only gets you a bad reputation and no one will take you on.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Yes, I understand

Dr. Phil, MD :

however sometimes you have to fight for your rights

JACUSTOMER-ppweak37- :

We are seeing our GP in 14 days time after she has had another blood test I need to know the name on a good neurologist can you help on that front we live in Leicestershire

Dr. Phil, MD :

are you close to any university hospitals?

JACUSTOMER-ppweak37- :

yes

Dr. Phil, MD :

Try this hospital and neurology dept

Dr. Phil, MD :

http://www.nuffieldhealth.com/hospitals/leicester/25474/consultant-by-speciality?speciality=31878

JACUSTOMER-ppweak37- :

Thank you Doctor I will look on the website

Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome

Dr. Phil, MD :

any more questions Kenneth?

JACUSTOMER-ppweak37- :

is their any point in me writing to the BMA

Dr. Phil, MD :

probably not

JACUSTOMER-ppweak37- :

ok thank you for your frank advice I only hope we can get somewher

Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome

Dr. Phil, MD :

did I do good work for you today?

Dr. Phil, MD :

you still there Kenneth?

Dr. Phil, MD :

would you mind clicking a positive face at the bottom?

JACUSTOMER-ppweak37- :

yes, thank you

Dr. Phil, MD :

thanks

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