"lack of care"

About: Medway Maritime Hospital

after a very traumatic birth & discharged home with a sick baby. my daughter phoned kent ward for help when her baby stopped breathing .to be turned away & told to go to a&e.then kept waiting for 2 hours in a&e, with a very ill baby. nobody at medway hospital cared.what's the point of giving you help line information when you just turn them away .useless

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Response from Medway Maritime Hospital

We are sorry to hear of your experience in trying to access help from staff on Kent Ward when your daughter was discharged home. In order to explore this further, I would really appreciate more information and would be grateful if you would call me on 01634 830000 x5785 or email me at wendy.crocker@medway.nhs.uk I am very keen to ensure that this kind of response is not experienced by others; I can imagine that it must have been a very frightening experience. Wendy Crocker Senior Sister Kent ward

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