"Redland Hospital "

About: Redland Hospital / Accident & emergency

(as a relative),

My two year old had developed a wheeze in her chest. I spoke to 13 Health, and took her to my GP who advised me I should take her directly to the hospital for Ventolin and monitoring. We drove her to the hospital and I could hear wheezing from the front seat, We waited at triage and after we had given her details. we were called into a little examination room. She was examined and then we were sent back to the Waiting room. About twenty minutes later, we were called again where we were taken to a bed. The doctor then examined her and informed me there was no wheeze and she was fine, I noticed one of the nurses seemed to be shooting me looks. When the doctor left- the nurse told me she had already noted down that she could hear the wheeze in my daughter's chest while we were at Triage.

The doctor came back and the nurse and she had a little conference and then they came back and informed me they would give my two year old Ventolin. About 40 minutes later they came back and gave her Ventolin and then listened to her chest again... My daughter started to improve almost immediately. We were then ignored for another 2 hours until another doctor came in to check her again. We were then told we could go home as soon as they had organized some antibiotics and ventolin. An hour and a half later the original doctor and the original nurse returned with a spacer, Ventolin and antibiotics. The doctor then started to outline the treatment and strangely, it appeared, would look at the nurse for confirmation.

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