"Emergency Assessment Unit"

About: Northampton General Hospital (Acute)

I recently required a 3/4 day stay in NGH on the Emergency Assessment Unit. although I was happy with the care I received, I do have a few concerns that I would like to bring to your attention. I was prescribed Clarithromycin and it wasn't until the last day that I was told not to take my statin medication as it could reduce the efficiency of the anti biotic. On the second day of my stay, I asked to be given some laxative as I was having trouble opening my bowls, I also asked on the third day but the laxative were not prescribed for me. I would also like to comment on the extreme kindness and dedication shown by the nurses and all the medical staff also the cleaners and hostesses were incredably helpful. I felt like I was watching an amazing team working together.

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Response from Northampton General Hospital (Acute)

Thanks very much for your kind comments Karen, and your concerns which we will pass on to our staff. Thank you for getting in touch.

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