"What a wast of time"

About: William Harvey Hospital

My wife was taken into the william harvey A&E because she lost consciousness at about 8.30 on a thurday night,at about 1am Friday morning she was sent for a X-ray and shortly afterwards was given a scan on her belly and told her blader was very full and had a cafeter fittered to drain her wee,then but into CDU and told she would have to have another scan at 8am friday morning,well a porter came to take her for the scan at 1.30pm friday after noon at 4pm friday after noon a doctor came in to tell her he looked at the scan and referd her back to her GPS say its all in the letter a nuse walk in and pulled the cafiter out and sent us home. 1 all though they was told about blood in her wee and that she been to her GP about this. 2 they left her with the meds i brought up to show them what she was on. 3 the nuse spoke down to her when the cafiter bag was leaking and blamed her for that 4 why was she sent home without even seeing that she could go for a wee on her own we have now seen the GP who said that her bood count was down and her collon was full and to take lazadive and when she had emty out to go back to A&E. there is more but to cross to wright any more.

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Response from Julie Pearce, Chief Nurse + Director of Quality + Operations, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your feedback, please do email me and we can discuss your wife's experience. My email address is Julie.pearce1@nhs.net

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