"Father had stroke and no one realised until we..."

About: University Hospital Of North Tees

i went to visit my husband yesterday evening bearing in mind I had just left him at 4pm that day, when I went to his bedside he was slurring his words, his face had fallen at one side and he was totally incoherent, his eyes were black.

he had had a stroke and no one on the ward had realised!!!!!!

His food had been brought and taken away without any one realising he had had a stroke, how can this happen in the two hours I was away, surely they are checked on.

Also his water was left out of his reach, so he had not had any water from me leaving him at 4pm.

I had to go and find a nurse and tell her my husband had had a stroke and demand she gets a doctor

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Response from University Hospital Of North Tees

Thank you for contacting NHS Choices.

To enable the Trust to investigate your concerns we need further information therefore could you please contact the Patient Experience Team on 01642 624719 or email patientexperience@nth.nhs.uk.

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