"poor experience yet again"
About: Royal Preston Hospital Royal Preston Hospital Preston PR2 9HT
Posted by GK
I was recently discharged following my 2nd stay on ward 2b . Essentially the surgeon and recovery teams are second to none, but unfortunately it's all downhill from there and every man for himself .. literally I had an awful experience in the scan department - equipment malfunction , delayed medical attention to name a few I was left to struggle to put on my theatre stockings - extremely tight on day 2 after having major surgery I found out just prior to discharge that I had been administered the incorrect dose of diabetic pills - and then they were wondering why my blood sugar was high! There was a communication problem in that some of the foreign nurses employed have a very poor command / understanding of English - surely this is dangerous I was rather unceremoniously and rapidly ejected from the ward as a bed was needed to be left waiting two hours in a room off the ward - not great 3 days after a big operation. To add insult to injury my discharge list was littered with inaccurate data - much of what had been ticked stating instructions etc had been given in fact certainly had not - falsifying information in this way is not I believe how a professional should compose notes? There are more issues that I could mention but for now this is