"Illness apparently brought on by patients not drinking enough water"

About: Wythenshawe Hospital / General medicine

(as a staff member posting for a patient/service user),

My Dad lives in Trafford and has recently spent some time on a ward in Wythenshawe Hospital. A lot of the care was good but I'm concerned that throughout the day and at mealtimes, my Dad and other patients around him, were not encouraged to drink water by staff.

As a result of this, I believe my Dad got urinary tract infections during his stay. I noticed that other patients weren't drinking enough water either. The man opposite mostly drank Coke.

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