Posted: 24/09/2014 at 20:18
No point going to a & e. You will just waste their and your time.
A stress fracture can only be diagnosed by either an MRI or a Bone Scan. Neither of which is normally available at an A & E. You will need to get your GP to ideally refer you for a scan. Unfortunately in some CCGs outside London GPs, e.g. Surrey, GPs cannot refer for a scan so the process is Gp refered you to a hospital consultant, up to 18 weeks, then consultant refers you for a scan, another 6 to 8 weeks, then you have to wait another 6 to 8 weeks for a follow up for the results then another 6 - 8 for treatment.
Unless you have a rich Ccg then best go private.