"nothing being done for me "

About: Tameside General Hospital / Gynaecology

(as the patient),

Despite being an advocate of Tameside General Hospital whom I have defended for years both professionally and personally. I unfortunately have left another gynae emergency appointment in agony & bleeding profusely. I had to crawl out with the aid of my elderly mother who was in tears also.

If I was a dog I would have the protection of the RSPCA however I am deemed to be a neurotic middle aged menopausal woman and as such deserve nothing which is what I got.

I appreciate the Hospital has problems at the moment, however I fail to understand how any human being could leave another to suffer this way.

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Responses

Response from Lindsay Stewart, Deputy Director of Nursing, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

I am sorry that your experience of our services has fallen below what we would expect. I am assured that you have since been seen by a Consultant and care pathway agreed. If you like to make contact with the gynae clinic they will be happy to discuss your care further

Kind regards,

John Goodenough

Director of Nursing

‘’Would you like to help the hospital to improve its services further? We are currently looking for patients and carers to become involved in a development called “Patient Stories”. We want to know more about our services from the point of view of those who received them – what was good, bad, what could be improved, what should be changed. Want to know more about what’s involved? Please contact John Goodenough, Director of Nursing at

john.goodenough@tgh.nhs.uk

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