"This review relates only to Ward 12"
About: University Hospital (Coventry) University Hospital (Coventry) Coventry CV2 2DX
Posted by Terry
My elderly father was admitted with shortness of breath, he is 94. He was taken to ward 12 after a lengthy wait in A&E. They kept him in overnight giving him or my sister no indication of what was wrong with him. My sister left in the early hours but was called back later that day to collect my father, his breathing was laboured and he was finding it very difficult to get his breath. He was made to walk the 500 metres to the hospitality lounge (he struggles to walk more than 50m) where he was left, my sister found him on his hands and knees vomiting, there wasn't a member of staff to be seen. The most alarming thing is that a venflon/cannular had been left in his arm, this wasn't discovered until my sister arrived at home. Disgusting and disgraceful way to treat a patient of any age, worse in this case for a 94 year old. You should be thoroughly ashamed of yourselves.