"Ward 3 INRU"
About: Trafford General Hospital Trafford General Hospital M41 5SL
Posted by Anonymous
My friend has recently been transferred to ward 3 after having a ruptured brain aneurysm. Not happy that he has been moved far away from home and his local hospital. On the first day the nurse or whatever, as can never tell from their uniforms these days, could not spell my name even though I told them three times. They seemed very flustered. Then this person was in charge of the medicine trolley... hope they can spell the names of the medicines!
Two nurse today who had to hoist my friend back into bed pulled a right miserable face at me when I told them the O.T had asked me to tell them he needed weighing. Though I really think the O.T shouldve told them.
It seems anyone could just buzz the door and get let in. Nobody asks who you are, I could quite easily sneak into someone's room and nick something and wander out again. Just doesnt seem that secure to me. I would like to have been able to go with my friend when he was transferred so i could meet the people in charge right from the start.
Dont like the layout of the ward. a long corridor with rooms off it that the nurses cannot see from their desk, unlike at our local hospital where the layout was more compact and more in view of the nurses. Seems very cut off in his 2 bed room, especially when the door is shut. How often do the nurses check up on patients in their rooms? On the plus side there was a nice garden for the patients to sit in and he was mixing with other people at meal times round the dining table.
Its all been very stressful dealing with this sudden illness and especially him getting moved so far away. So as yet not too happy with things. He himself is in his own little world that he remembers for about 20 minutes.