Lincoln County Hospital has apologised for its standard of care after a woman was sent home with a life-threatening condition, only to be sent back to the hospital the next day by her GP - when she had to undergo a five-hour life-saving operation.
Kirsty Skinner, 28, from Heckington, had appendicitis and says she feared she would die. She has called for an overhaul of policies and procedures and hospital managers have now said her concerns have helped improve care for patients.
"The Trust has been in contact with Miss Skinner regarding her experiences at Lincoln County Hospital, and in a detailed response to her concerns we issued Miss Skinner with an apology about the standard of care she received.
"As a Trust we take the dignity of our patients very seriously and continually strive to improve this. The issues that Miss Skinner raised have been valuable in identifying areas for further improvement."
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