"I spent five days in ward 6c with ..."

About: Russells Hall Hospital

(as the patient),

What I liked

I spent five days in ward 6c with a congested chest and high blood pressure problems - all now OK. During my stay the staff were wonderful - the food was superb - the general ward cleanliness was very good.

What could be improved

My only negative comment is that when a patient was returned to the ward from the operating theater one of the attendants leaned over on tip toe and I noted blood on the sole of their shoe. This can't be right as they must have walked from the operating theater all through public areas and lifts into the ward - surely this is a prime method of spreading infection all over the hospital and beyond?

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Response from The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your comments. We are acknowledging receipt of all feedback dating back to 2006, which was before the Trust began responding to all patient comments posted on the Patient Opinion website.

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