"Would never recommend!"

About: Newham General Hospital

I've been to the hospital 4 times and only had one positive experience with one doctor. The rest of the times, the staff were rude, doctors uncaring and the overall service poor. I've been trying to cancel my next appointment for two weeks now but couldn't get through on the phone. I finally got through this morning about 9.30am and the lady I spoke with said the urology department doesn't open till 10am. I called again at 12 noon and the person I spoke with said the urology department is closed till 2pm and prmptly puts the phone down on me while I'm still trying to question how they open at 10 am and then are closed till 2pm! Laughable really!

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Response from Newham General Hospital

I am sorry to read about your experience and I can understand your disappointment – please feel free to contact me directly so I am able to look into this further for you. My contact details are as follows: Newham Switchboard 020 7476 4000 and dial extension 6215. Alternatively you can email me via paulsmith3@bartshealth.nhs.uk. Paul Smith, Emergency Care Matron Newham Emergency Department Barts Health NHS Trust

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