"My grandfather was in a nasty ..."
About: Peterborough District Hospital Peterborough District Hospital Peterborough PE3 6DA
What I liked
My grandfather was in a nasty accident in April 2009. The A&E staff stabilised him and sent him to ITU. One nurse in ITU, Sharon and a male nurse were brilliant and looked after me and my family when we were upset.
What could be improved
The dr who told us that my granddad probably wouldn't make it. The manner in which he told us was awful. I work in a hospice and have to give bad news every day and the way he spoke was disrespectful and extremely uncaring.
We were told there was nothing further that could be done and any interventions would probably kill him, then that evening trhey moved him to Leicester General where they did everything that PDH said was too dangerous and saved his life. He's now home and doing really well, which is all down to Leicester General.
I'd like to thank the ambulance and A&E staff for initially saving his life. And Sharon and the male nurse on ITU for their care during the week my grnaddad was on ITU.