"Geddington ward"

About: Kettering General Hospital

To many cuts.To nurses and the helpers.For how many people on ward.There not enough staff.I no just a general ward.but once night staff on.I only saw 2 different staff.That was because I suddenly had life threatening things happen.which within 2hrs I pressed my buzzer 3 times.and between that after a while them responding to the buzzer being pressed.cause they had to many patients to look after.but even then wasn't treat serious. It took me phoning a family member and me trying 2 explain while struggling for breath.and them phoning the ward straight away.or they as being general ward.thought maybe water jug need filling.no rush.as they ain't there to spot or treat serious things which happen out of the blue.I am lucky to be here now.

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Response from Kettering General Hospital

I am really concerned to read about your experiences on Geddington Ward and would really like to be able to talk this through in more detail. Please can you contact our Patient Advise and Liaison Service (PALS) on 01536 493305 and ask them to put you in contact with me directly.

Jo Milton

Lead Nurse Surgery

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