"Short Stay Medical"

About: Spelthorne St Peter's Hospital (Chertsey) St Peter's Hospital / Accident and emergency

(as a relative),

My 90 year old father was admitted after being brought in to A&E, discharged 2 days later stating he was medically and mentally fit. Less than 12 hours later social services where called to his house as an emergency stating he was not coping at home. St. Peters should have never discharged my father and that more time should have been spent assesses his needs mentally and medically.

I am angry over my fathers early discharge

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Response from St Peter's Hospital

We see that your comments were posted in July 2014, but we have only just received notification of your comments on NHS Choices and can only apologise for the late response. We are extremely sorry and concerned to hear your comments about your father's discharge and without more detail it is difficult for us to comment further. Please could you contact our Patient Experience Team on 01932 723553 or email pals@asph.nhs.uk so hat we can investigate.

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