"Left waiting for medication on ward b2 "

About: Poole General Hospital / Oral surgery

(as the patient),

I was having a tooth extracted as day case, but due to having bad blood I had to stay overnight after the op.

I was transferred to ward B2, where the bad care started. I was not given a drink until 7pm that night. Then I had nothing to eat until the next day and I was not being sick.

My night meds I received at 1145 pm and I am meant to have meds at 7pm. I rang the bell to tell nurse this, but I was made to feel it was my fault, because the doc had not written my meds on the meds sheet.

Then at 4am, I was woken up to be told that I was moving wards because they had a sick lady coming in and I had ONLY had a tooth out and I was on a gynae ward. So I was moved to Craneborne, were my care was ok. I was discharged that day.

I have two have 2 more ops this year, but would rather not go to Poole hospital.

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