"Concerned about my mother's care"

About: South Tyneside District Hospital / General medicine

(as a relative),

My mother is suffering now as I type. She is in hospital. She has asthma, among other things.

Nothing they give her helps. She asked to delay a camera down her throat as it is very sore. Also asked if there was anything else she could take apart from inhalants. As they effect her throat.

So the doctor took away her nebuliser. He gave her nothing to replace it. Please someone help her. She has suffered so long. The doctors don't treat her as they should.

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Response from South Tyneside District Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on NHS Choices with regard to your mother's experience in our hospital. I am concerned to hear of your mother's experience and would like to investigate this further. Can I ask you to either contact me directly by email at lorraine.lambert@stft.nhs.uk or alternative, telephone our Customer Services Department on 0191 404 1072 in order that we can obtain some further details. Kind regards Lorraine B Lambert Chief Executive

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