"The complaint was dealt with, ..."
About: St George's Hospital (Tooting) (London) St George's Hospital (Tooting) (London) London SW17 0QT
Posted by Hysterectomy Survivor (as ),
What I liked
The complaint was dealt with, I received a full written apology but the damage was done. Amemeber of staff never apologised for walking in while I was compromised and lied and claimed he did. I had a brilliant nurse. She was wonderful and I would never have got through that hysterectomy, hernia repair and bowel repair without her. She deserves a medal.
What could be improved
Everything. They tried to remove my ovaries and I had to fight to keep them and my cervix and just have a hysterectomy. The catering manager walked in pulling back the curtain while the nurse was removing my catheter so my privates were completely exposed. I was supposed to have a sub hysterectomy and hernia repair (damage from a previous myomectomy) only to arrive in surgery to be told there was no one to do the hernia repair only the hysterectomy. I lost over a stone while in that hospital for 10 days. It was undiluted hell and I would never recommend anyone go there - particularly if you are a woman, black, muslim or trying to follow a halal diet. Despite the fact it is in the middle of a densly muslim populated area you will be given curry to eat as a halal diet - with some expectation that all muslims are Asian. How can you eat curry after major surgery. Stay away from this place it is hell no matter what your ethnicity or backbround.