Women operated on while conscious sues for PTSD

A women who remained conscious whilst she was operated on, is suing Yeovil hospital for post-traumatic stress disorder. The patient was given a spinal rather than a general anaesthetic during a gynaecological procedure in 2018. She claims that she was fully awake throughout the procedure, and screamed, but was unable to be heard because she had an oxygen mask over her face.

Yeovil district hospital NHS foundation trust have admitted liability.

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