"Nurse did not wash her hands"

About: Leeds General Infirmary Wharfedale Hospital

(as a relative),

A close relative was recently in the LGI - ward 62 - excellent care and cleanliness.

On a recent follow up visit to Wharfedale I saw a nurse blow her nose, put her hankie in her pocket, and then I specifically watched to see if she washed her hands, or used sanitizer ... neither. Very disappointing.

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Response from Leeds PCT

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent visits to Leeds General Infirmary and Wharfedale Hospital.

I was pleased to hear that you received excellent care at LGI. But I was disappointed to read that the nurse at Wharfedale Hospital didn't wash her hands.

I shall pass your comments onto the Patient Relations Manager at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

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