"visit to rheumatology dept with mother in law"
About: Chapel Allerton Hospital Chapel Allerton Hospital Leeds LS7 4SA
Posted by Linden Smithson
We visited this dept today to be told that there was an error made by my mother in law's GP. Putting that on one side (no fault of hospital) the staff, rallied round and arranged for her to be seen by a doctor. She agreed to admit her but as part of the condition she needed to have her wedding ring cut off and this involved sending her to LGI. If they had used an ambulance it could have taken up to 4 hours, a long time for an 86 year old in severe pain. Again they came to her rescue and arranged for her to go in a car accompanied by a care assistant which hopefully will substantially reduce the time. Thank you for such refreshing care and assistance by all the staff concerned.