"two lovely black eyes"

About: Royal Bolton Hospital / Older people's healthcare

(as the patient),

i was admitted to the bolton royal hospital with chest pains.the pains were not a heart attack but i waskept in the hospital for observation.i was given six small tablets by a nurse and during a visit to the toilet suddenly felt really ill i tried to return to my bed but collapsed head first into a linen trolley.after being carried back into bed i was quickly treated and soon recovered.a doctor told me the six tablets should not have been given to me as a type two diabetic but 24 hours later i left hospital with a badly bruised nose and two black eyes.

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Response from Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

This incident must have been worrying for you, but we're pleased to hear that you were treated quickly and soon recovered. If you wish to discuss this further please contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service on 01204 390193.

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