"Overnight stay"

About: Royal Oldham Hospital

I was brought in to A & E on Saturday night after falling down some stairs. I was well attended to and looked after until I was transferred to a ward as I needed to be kept in overnight due to a head injury. After being woke up for breakfast , I was never spoken to once , never asked how I was feeling, never asked if anything hurt or if I needed any pain relief.Only once I was given permission to leave I was given some pain killers (after asking). It was quite obvious the nursing staff had made thier minds up as to why I had fallen down the stairs and treated me accordingly. I have paid taxes and national insurance since 1981 and I am disgusted how I was treated. I have previously praised your hospital as I have a number of operations but unfortunately my opinion has now drastically changed

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Response from Royal Oldham Hospital

We are sorry to read your comment regarding your visit to the Accident and Emergency department at the Royal Oldham Hospital. If you wish to discuss your concerns, please contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on 0161 604 5897. We will also forward your comment to the department manager.

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