"one word awful"

About: West Cumberland Hospital

My father aged 90 was admitted to jenkin ward after 10 hour wait in casualty. Total miscommunication ageism at its finest. Awful experience from start to finish. Father lost nearly 1 stone in 2 weeks. Staff couldnt care less and no they wernt busy just couldnt be bothered.

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Response from West Cumberland Hospital

I am so sorry to hear of this . The standard that you describe is not typical . I will draw this to the attention of the teams to see what lessons can be learned. In the meantime you are welcome to get in touch with our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) team at the West Cumberland Hospital to explain your experience in more detail, so that we can better understand the situation. You can reach the PALS team on 01946 523818 . With kind regards and thanks for getting in touch Alison Patient Experience

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