"Worst A&E department"

About: Peterborough City Hospital

The worst service ever some nurses were caring but the Doctor and the last nurse I saw was least concerned with my health worry I suffered massive blood loss and was unable to walk as the blood was just gushing out I was told I was pregnant which I was not aware of and was going through a miscarriage as I was not from Peterborough I was told to go and see my local Early Pregnancy Unit for scan even thought that would be 24 hours later as I was not due to leave till the following night. As I was about to get changed and leave the hospital I felt really unwell and everything went black vision wise and I fell to the dirty fall of A&E department a nurse came round and just said it's ok you are not fainting my husband told me and they managed to to get me back on the chair and went back to call the doctor who by than had told the nurse to bring a wheel chair and my husband was told to take me in a wheel chair and take me home. When I arrived at my home I rang the local hospital they asked me to come in and was shocked to the way I was treated in Peterborough A&E as the scan person said to me You would have had an ectopic pregnancy etc and without a scan they could not have known my condition and seeing I had blanked out they should have kept me for over night observation they said that was not right at all. Such a horrible experience the worst hospital to go to the Doctor just did not care even though I had lost so much blood and was fainting. This department needs to be checked by hospital inspectors.

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Response from Lesley Crosby, Deputy Chief Nurse, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

I am so sorry that you have had such a bad experience. I would very much like to discuss your comments with you in more detail and as such I would appreciate it if you could contact me so we can arrange a time to chat. My email is lesley.crosby@pbh-tr.nhs.uk

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