Report Date


Case Against

Hywel Dda University Health Board


Clinical treatment in hospital

Case Reference Number



Not Upheld

Dr C complained about the care he received at Withybush Hospital for tenosynovitis/possible compartment syndrome in his hand on 20 August 2019 and subsequently.

The Ombudsman found that there was no evidence Dr C suffered from compartment syndrome and that he was appropriately treated, with an appropriate degree of urgency, for tenosynovitis. He did not uphold the complaint.