I went into A&E with really bad pain in the right abdomen.
The doctor in A&E who I saw was very helpful and concerned and did everything to find a cause for my condition so I was sent up to a ward where the nurses were very nice but sometimes very under staffed. I am happy with the attention that the nurses gave.
However I am not happy about a few things, the time for the turn lights out at 12.00am and sometimes even later, so I could not sleep until the early hours of the morning and became very tired and groggy which is no good for people being ill.
I was assigned to go into theatre to dignose my problem but I had to wait 2 days to go down for my operation but i could not eat or drink anything on the 1st day as I thought I was going to have the operation but was only told at 8pm that they cancelled it because of emergency cases.
I've ended up tired, hungry and very dehydrated. I currently have a croaky voice and dry lips.
When I did eventually have my operation I spoke to a doctor the same day but could not understand him, neither could some of the staff. Then the very next day I was told to go home in a lot of pain and very upset.
I've been tired and hungry throughout my stay in hospital and feel I have not been taken very seriously about my pain and think I should have stayed one more day after my operation for my body to catch up with itself. Now left with not only just my pains but emotionally spent.
"I got very tired and hungry in hospital"
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