"not being cared for"
About: Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital Cramlington NE23 6NZ
Posted by lindsey
My mam who is 82 years old was taken into this hospital with severe bleeding on her legs after having melanoma skin lumps removed at the rvi. She is on warfrin so the bleeding had to be controlled. After being taken to Cramlington three times within two days she was kept in on Wednesday 5th August 2015. She was put into ward 12. When we came to visit on the Thursday she was crying with pain in her legs she had been promised pain killers no one brought them. She had been put into the toilet and told to pull the cord when she was finished.
When she pulled the cord the whole thing just fell off . After sitting on the toilet waiting for someone to come back in to help her she managed to get back to her bed from the toilet on her own. Fortunately she hadnt fell as she could hardly walk.
I dread to think how long she would have been lying in pain if we hadn't came in visiting. After we arrived and I got a nurse and informed them the hospital was a shambles she was given morphine and a doctor was brought to check her legs. Extremely disappointed with this hospital