"I suffer from Coeliac Disease ..."

About: Rotherham Hospital

(as the patient),

What could be improved

I suffer from Coeliac Disease and therefore require a strict gluten free diet. Although on the rare occasion I was offered GF food this was not the case the majority of the time. My partner brought my food into the hospital for me and thank goodness I had biscuits and crisps I had taken in.

I enquired as to whether my Gluten Free toast (that I was given on one morning) had been toasted separate to normal bread but no-one seemed to know and reassure me.

Anything else?

Whilst I had a pot on my right arm and drip in my left hand I was left a drink on my table and no-one was available to help me. I was then told that I needed to drink more. What a joke.

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Responses

Response from Yvonne Nettleton, Patient and Public Engagement Officer, NHS Rotherham

Rotherham Hospital Foundation Trust has asked me to post the following information:

"Please contact the Patient Services team on 01709 304461 and tell us where this occurred so we can take action."

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