"Nothing has changed!"

About: St Thomas' Hospital (London)

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My mother and other patients on the Mark Ward at St Thomas' experienced dreadful neglect earlier this year. So concerned for her safety, my family decided to discharge my mother back home. We are glad we did as her health improved immediately. Our experience of that ward is similar to those recorded at Mid Staffs. We, of course complained, but we know nothing has changed. PALs are ineffective at St Thomas' - it just puts another layer between the person complaining and the source of the complaint - but nothing improves.

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Response from St Thomas' Hospital

Thank you for raising your concern. The Trust takes these concerns very seriously and we are already aware of the issues you have raised. If you feel the issues raised are unresolved please do get in touch via the details provided below. We are more than happy to discus or meet with you to resolve any outstanding concerns you may have. Please contact our Patient Experience Manager on 020 7185 3356.

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