"never go to that hospital again"

About: Broomfield Hospital

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my wife was sent to surgical assesmant ward by he g.p. at 8.30 a.m. mon.by10a.m. she had been addmited,sen by surgical registar, who orderd bloods, water and scan fluids and pain releif, surgion came, second examat 11 a.m., scan needed,apendix?kidneys? After that nothing by 8p.M. Still nothing,no more fluids, pain releif nothing,wewere told by another patiant who had their scan at 2, she was toldby scan team they only had 3 more to do???, i saw surgion at 6p.m. asked when my wifes scan was going to be??, reply was hasn,t she had it yet?, i,ll see whats happening, 2 hours later no reply, no news nothing,my wife was in pain, thirsty (oh they had said at just before 6more fluids and pain releif again nothing,we asked to leave, told we must speak to doctors, as laughably in right place, my wife said she still wanted to go, they said we had a lot of forms to fill in and they would get them, 20 mins later, another nurse is in, we tell them a nurse has gone for forms, we hear them talking can,t find them!, seconds later,a nurse brings in a form,leaves it on table and leaves, another takes out canular,we look at form it says after talking to doctors, and against their advice i a m taking my wife out of the hospital,we sign it, but not before crossing out talk with doctors, and noting ourselves, not seen doctor between 10a.m.and 8p.m., yes my wife is still unwell, but now she won,t go to g.p.because she,s afraid of going back to that dreadfull place, and can anyone blame her, the hospital is a shambles

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Response from Broomfield Hospital

I am very sorry to read about the experience your wife and yourself had whilst with us and I would like to help to make sure she receives the safe care that she requires and deserves. Can you please contact me jonathan.wright@meht.nhs.uk or 01245 514577 so that I can help make this happen.

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