"Poor care from day nursing staff on Ward D3 at Royal Bolton"

About: Royal Bolton Hospital

(as the patient),

I was recently admitted to Ward D3 of the Royal Bolton Hospital with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The best thing about my experience was the standard of care which I received from the night staff. However, the day staff could have been a lot better.

I arrived by ambulance at 22:15 at the Royal Bolton A & E and was left in a corridor for 55 mins before anyone thought to look at me.I was then left on the trolley for 12 hours before I was found a bed. Some nurses were brilliant, but half of them seemed very ignorant and it seemed like an absolute waste of time to ask them for anything.

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We are very sorry that the standard of care you received was not uniformly good. We have sent your comments to the wards concerned so that they are aware of them.

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