"do not. Resuscitate = ( D N R )"

About: Bradford Royal Infirmary

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mum had a dnr in notes. . mum or family not asked or consulted . . Only found out when I glanced in note . Dr issued dnr when. They were not sure what was actually wrong with mum ... And says they did not tell mum

Cos it may upset her. . And because of language barrier . The reason for not speaking to family was. " we only have limited time". So how many patients have a. DNR that do not know abou it . And would never know. ?? I told Dr I would be reporting my findings. The reply was " fair point ". Ps my mum sparks English.

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Response from Jason Joy, Communications Manager, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

We are so sorry that you feel disappointed by the care received by your mother. At Bradford Royal Infirmary, even if your mother does not speak English, we have interpretation services available 24 hours a day.

Thank you for taking the time to make your comments, if you would like to have further information regarding the events that have caused you this distress, please contact our confidential Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on 01274 364021 who can look into the matter further for you.

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Response from Bradford Royal Infirmary

We are so sorry that you feel disappointed by the care received by your mother. At Bradford Royal Infirmary, even if your mother does not speak English, we have interpretation services available 24 hours a day.

Thank you for taking the time to make your comments, if you would like to have further information regarding the events that have caused you this distress, please contact our confidential Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on 01274 364021 who can look into the matter for you.

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