"Three day wait for a scope in my stomach"

About: Leighton Hospital / Gastroenterology

(as the patient),

In July I was in hospital and was advised by the doctor to have a scope in my stomach.

For 3 days I waited being put on nil by mouth on and off for the 3 days finally on the 4th day I had the scope done no apology was given to me or to anyone else as far as I know.

Therefore I was taking up a bed for 4 days which could have been given to someone else who needed it more than myself, plus the cost must have been a lot!

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Response from Leighton Hospital

I am very sorry to hear that you were not happy with the treatment you received whilst an inpatient at Leighton hospital. We would very much like to respond to your specific concerns. If you would like to make contact with the Customer Care Team on 01270 278098 then we will do everything we can to review your concerns. Jayne Hartley, Deputy Director of Nursing and Quality.

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