"Why so few wheelchairs?"

About: Sunderland Royal Hospital

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The staff are all friendly and helpful and clearly under a lot of pressure as there never seems to be many to a ward (E53) What I am astonished with is why at teception is there only about 6 chairs for patients to use? I am unable to walk far so I require a chair to move about but there are never any available as 6 between a hospital of about 1000 people is really bad. Can you not have a few chairs available at every ward? Fresh air always makes me feel ten times better so you should be trying to promote this better

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Response from Sunderland Royal Hospital

Thank you for your comment. This has been passed to our Head of Nursing and Patient Experience who will look to see if the improvements which you suggest can be implemented.

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