Having to visit this hospital three times for three different people in last three weeks, all I can say is I have never seen such incompetence on such a large scale as I have here. There a far to many reasons for me to ist here so I will try to keep it simplified. 1 nurses and doctors don't communicate. 2 the patient is given no consideration.3.Relatives are ignored.4.The A@E trolleys were filthy.5 No hand washing took place while we were there.6.patient and family made to feel that they are a nuisance..7 it was so bad you that you left feeling afraid and vulnerable. If this is one of the UK's premier hospital all I can say is god help us.

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Response from Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about the Emergency Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. We welcome all feedback and would like to assure you that all comments are taken seriously and acted upon as part of our ongoing commitment to improving patient experience. We are very concerned to hear that your experience has been poor and we are sorry for the way this has made you feel. This is certainly not the type of experience we aim to provide. The senior staff responsible for the area where you were treated are very keen to investigate what has gone wrong and take action to improve the service they provide. In order to do this they would be very grateful if you would provide contact details so they can speak to you directly. If you would like them to do this please make contact via our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) team who will be pleased to put you in touch with the relevant staff members. PALS can be contacted by phone 0121 371 3280, by email PALS@uhb.nhs.uk, via the hospital website http://www.uhb.nhs.uk/pals-form.htm or in person by dropping in between 9am – 4.30pm (Mon-Fri) to the PALS office located to the left of the Information Desk in the main entrance of the new Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.