"worst experience of my life"

About: Royal Oldham Hospital

What I liked

I liked the staff on ward T4

What could be improved

basically time keeping i went in yesterday morning which i was sent in by my GP was told i was going to be operated on later that day then 9pm i was told i would not be seen today it would be in the morning so i then went home till half 8 in the morning on an empty stomach bare in mind i am 6 months pregnant not eat a great lot because i had to starve myself the day before i then got put on ward T6 were i got told of doctors etc i would be going down in the morning which at 5pm i went and asked what was the hold up they said i had to wait another 5 hours for me to be seen bare in mind they only put a drip on me at 4pm and gave me pain kills at 5pm they didn't keep up to date with my antibiotics which i had to take 4x a day along with pain killers i had no option to discharge myself and go home i was also seen by the surgical who checked my problem out and then out of the blue said to me you know this could kill your baby clear s day they were the surgicals worlds i broke down that was the last straw for me. I am now looking at going private i am changing hospitals with my mid wife because i do not plan to have my baby boy in that hospital.

Anything else?

Worst hospital in the northwest.

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Responses

Response from Royal Oldham Hospital

We are sorry to hear you were not happy with the treatment you received in the General Surgery department at the Royal Oldham Hospital.

We can investigate your concerns further and, if you would like us to do so, please contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on 0161 604 5897.

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