"I suffered an allergic reaction ..."
About: Furness General Hospital Furness General Hospital Barrow-In-Furness LA14 4LF
Posted by Christina (as ),
What I liked
I suffered an allergic reaction and was admitted via ambulance and A and E whilst on holiday in the Lake District. The staff were amazing - they kept me informed at all times and were kind and reassuring, even though they were clearly very busy. I felt that I received really good care and that helped me to feel a lot better about the whole incident. As an example, on being admitted to the MAU, even though it was the middle of the night a nurse found me toiletries and a nightgown as I had nothing but the clothes I stood up in. The staff on ward 7A, where I spent a couple of days, were fantastic and I cannot thank them enough. I am very grateful. Furness General struck me as a really good local hospital, where patients were treated with professionalism and real kindness
What could be improved
The food! I also hated being on a mixed ward in the MAU but I understand why that is necessary.