"Diabolical " No doctors ""

About: Hinchingbrooke Hospital

My Grandad who is 85 years old was admitted to short stay ward 9 weeks ago with a blockage below his stomach... He is unable to eat because it causes him to be sick. He was moved to Juniper ward 4 weeks ago... Still after 3 Endoscopys with biopsies taken he still hasn't has any results or feed back from consultants... Where he is not eating he has gone from 85 kilos to under 60! He is like a bag of bones.. . I have visited on occasions where his fluid drip had run out at 8am and still not been replaced by 4pm... I am appauled at the lack of medical care he is receiving... In my oppinion because he is old his treatment is being left and I dread to think if he isn't eating soon what will happen to him.

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Response from Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Thank you for sharing your feedback. Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust is committed to putting its patients first and strives to deliver compassionate, high quality care for all patients. Should you wish to discuss concerns about your grandfather's treatment further, please do not hesitate to speak to a member of our Patient Advice and Liaison Service who will be more than happy to assist - they can be contacted on 01480 428964 or by email hch-tr.pals@nhs.net.

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