"The police man on duty in A+E"

About: Royal Oldham Hospital

(as the patient),

What I liked

The police man on duty in A+E

What could be improved

Being a mother of a young lady who was brought to A+E in the early hours of Saturday morning by her friends saying she had been druged while she was on a night out not to totaly ignor this and asume she was drunk then left in a side room with her friends for hours then asking her if she wanted to go home, with no tests done no doctor seen just a nurse,then being ill all day sunday finaly got her to our gp on monday to make sure no damage had been done. thank god their was not.so yes lots of improvments needed with your staff on all counts.

Anything else?

The last time oldham dismissed a patient as being drunk i belive he died of his injuries later,

This could very well have been my daughter the mother of 2 young children who had been on a night out with friends and some idiot decided to SPIKE HER DRINK only for her very good friend who stayed with her all night and watched her she to could be dead, an complaint is on its way,but as my daughter cannot remember most of what happend no dought she MUST HAVE BEEN DRUNK. i wonder what other people think.

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Responses

Response from Royal Oldham Hospital

We were very sorry to hear about the circumstances which resulted in your daughter's attendance at the A&E department. Assuming that an official complaint has now been sent to the Trust, the matters you raise will be thoroughly investigated and your daughter will receive a full response.

Your comment about the policeman on duty is noted. The Trust is also appreciative of police presence in our busy A&E departments.

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