"Disgraceful treatment"

About: West Middlesex University Hospital

I'm appalled by this hospital and the care it provides

The staff communication between each other is a disaster

Originally I was told it was suspected appenisitis to which I told them I have no appendix, 2 days later they came back to tell me I have no appendix to which I already knew.

Then it was suspected gallstones, then 2 days later they suspected it was crohns and no longer nil by mouth and left me for 48 hours while 1 team argued with another about who's care I should be under.

I was having lunch one day and a nurse came over and had a go at me for eating the wrong food, but nobody had discussed the right foods I could eat.

It took them 4 days to check my stools to then find salmonella which I caught from the hospital, I had shared a room with 5 other people for a week to then be told I need a room of my own Incase I infect anyone!

The shower curtain has mould all over and there was blood left all over the floor for days!

The care they provide for elderly people is disgusting, 2 elderly people needed 24 hour care so for 2 of the days they forgot to get the correct staff in and so 1 nurse had to watch 3 patients!

There was a elderly man next to me, they have him water in a jug and left him to pour himself a drink even though he couldn't move to which then I got up and helped the man!

I am appalled with the way the patients get treated in this place and I wouldn't even recommend this hospital to a sick dog!!

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