"Awful and very very worrying"
About: Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Gateshead) Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Gateshead) Gateshead NE9 6SX
How can experienced nursing staff on several wards not know how to fit an arm sling? It was left to relatives to put it on for my mam each time they visited. But more importantly what are medical records for? Hers must clearly state thatshe'ss allergic to specific antibiotics as she had a serious reaction last year in the QE, yet they administered antibiotics then studiously ignored the resulting skin reaction and total discomfort. Why?