"SAU ward"

About: Medway Maritime Hospital

I spent about 6 hours here after been sent by my GP. I was sent for X-ray and ultra sound because I had abdominal pains I was moved around from beds on the ward to private rooms to the waiting area! I found a label with my full name and D.O.B in a room on the side next to the skink in a random room I got sent to! I was seen by the consultant with about 8 Junior doctors with out any warning or permission also the consultant was very rude! All my results from bloods and scans left sitting on the side for about 4 hours! Got sent home all clear but still had sharp pains, they want to do a CT scan been 2 weeks still waiting for appointment still in pain doctors want to wait for scan before they give any tablets, so just sit and wait in pain shall I Also the nurse in charge that day was very rude! I quote her exact words I heard was I'm gonna get rid of him now! And removal of my cannula was just so unprofessional!The tape yanked off with all my hair attached to it rude rude very rude!

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Response from Medway Maritime Hospital

I am sorry to hear about your experience. Due to the nature of the issues you raise, I would appreciate a discussion with you to find out more detail. I will then be able to address the matters with the relevant teams and members of staff. You can contact me on 01634 830000 x6004 or 07990 551 073 Thank you Linda Dempster Assistant Chief Nurse

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