"Absolutely horrible"

This hospital changed me for the worst. I was in Kennet (eating disorder) and Thames (ICU) units and they were horrible. I've had men pulling my hair during restraints, holding me so tight there were bruises on my arms, a untrained nurse put a tube down my wind pipe and I stopped breathing for a good 15 seconds. Most staff are agency and extremely rude and unsupportive, staff treated me like a joke. I can honestly say it felt like being in a prison, I remember sitting in my room crying because of how traumatized I was by being restrained by 4 men, I told them it was painful and for them to let go and they completely ignored me. If you want a patient to get better- please don't send them to huntercombe maidenhead

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Response from The Huntercombe Hospital - Maidenhead

Thank you for taking the time to write to NHS Choices regarding your stay at Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead.

I was genuinely disappointed to read your review, and I am sorry that your time with us was not as happy as you would have liked.

I would be very grateful if you (or an advocate) would contact me so that we can talk through your experiences and work together on identifying any appropriate learning outcomes.

My contact details are Alastair Clegg, Hospital Director, Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead

Telephone: M: +44 (0)7834 360413| L: +44 (0)1628 667881

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