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doctors where brilliant on ward 8 in balmoral they fetched me meds when i needed them and kept me up to date on what was going on throughout the whole process. my consultant was amazing and the doctors worked through the night to get me pain relief and extra food . they all had a smile on there face even at 4am.the only complaint i would have would be was that they had a transvestite next to me in another bed on the same bay which left me feeling kind of uncomfertable as im a woman with a history of domestic violence by men.. i have no problem with him being a transvestite, just felt uncomfertable in the same bay. went from a&e up to ward 8

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Response from Leicester Royal Infirmary

Hi Sophie,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experiences with us. We have passed your kind words and compliments on to the ward staff and A&E team.

Patients are allocated to bays/beds based on national policies, more information about single-sex accomodation and transgender patients can be found on NHS Choices: http://www.nhs.uk/choiceintheNHS/Rightsandpledges/samesexaccommodation/Pages/Overview.aspx

and the Department of Health website: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/www.dh.gov.uk/en/Healthcare/Samesexaccommodation/SSAinpractice/DH_099088

Thank you

Communications Team

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