"No where to sleep for relatives"

About: Royal Hallamshire Hospital / Clinical haematology Sheffield PCT

(as the patient),

In January this year my wife was admitted to the Royal Hallamshire Hospital for aggressive non Hodgkin’s lymphoma as well as rheumatoid arthritis. She did not have long to live, so I requested that I spend the last three or four days of her life with her in hospital. But there was no room at the Hallamshire for relations of dying patients. There was no where to sleep so I had to sleep in a chair which was very uncomfortable because of my weight (I am 20 stones) and problems with my knees.

Another problem I had was when I tried to call the GP surgery at Mosborough and they were closed for lunch. Why can’t they keep open during lunch breaks?

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