"Total knee re-constructive surgery"

About: The Whittington Hospital

As I have a small prostate, I asked to be catheterized before my procedure. My request was ignored and as a consequence I wet myself. As I was totally numb from the waist down, it took me 6 hours to realise I was soaking as no-one had checked me.

The person I left to look after my dog whilst in hospital let me down, so I had to excercise him myself. Post op, I had lost 20kg in weight. So after walking my dog, I was exhausted and consequently missed my physiotherapy appointment. I was taken off their list for physiotherapy and could not get an appointment again.

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Response from The Whittington Hospital

Sorry to hear this. Our patient advice and liaison service is available if you would like to discuss this further with a member of the team. You can reach them on 020 7288 5551 or whh-tr.whitthealthPALS@nhs.net.

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