"The care our father received in hospital earlier this year"

About: Diana, Princess Of Wales Hospital / Trauma and orthopaedics

(as a relative),

Our 75 year old father was admitted to Grimsby Princess Diana Hospital in January this year with breathing difficulties. 7 days later, after what we felt was a lack of care, and being assaulted by another patient (he was pushed to the ground face down on to his hernia causing bruising to his head and nose), and despite us being told he would be home within a few days, he suffered a heart attack and died less than 24 hours later.

This is now an open complaint case. The ward was put under special measures, which we understand is because of concerns around patient care (though it was explained to us that this was not just due to the care our father received).

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