Alison's story shows how miscommunication has a long-lasting impact on emotional well-being and perception of care.
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After seeing the doctor in the emergency department, an appointment was made to see a specialist doctor (Consultant) at my local hospital.
As I sit at home, reflecting on the bad news the doctors have given me, I feel a little embarrassed.
So, how did I end up receiving bad news about cancer? Well, after a testing day of cycling, I ended up in the Emergency Department (ED) with a suspected broken back. What happened?