"No communication & No care taken on a patients..."

About: King's Mill Hospital

I have to mention a few points and please do not read as coming from a patient that does not respect what everyone does at every NHS Hospital. I feel that some consultants fail to explain when they discharge a patient what is meant by `that`s all we can do for you` even though the patient has undergone an operation that has changed a person blood circulation route meaning one main artery in my case to one leg is now blocked off forever ` yet ` after seeing the consultant I was left with the feeling that I am now fully cured and have returned to 100% able bodied which would be an impossibility,even a open wound that I have had since an operation nearly 2 years ago was described as healing nicely. Even the nurse failed to listen to my plea that I was allergic to some types of dressings and simply stuck on a plaster of her choice, which I had to remove after leaving the room and travel home with no dressing on my wound. I do not know if the consultants have to unload patients for that NHS hospital to save money but as a person who has paid into the system thousands of pounds then I expect the best advice and medical practice, other wise why was a charged for it in my working life. Do not see this as a complaint, but this sort of service has left a lot to be desired to how much is really understood by consultant to patient.

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Response from King's Mill Hospital

Please accept our apologies for the delay in responding to you. We are very sorry that you were unhappy with the care you received. Please contact our Patient Experience Team on 01623 672222 if you would like to discuss your concerns further. The team are available from Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.00pm.

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