"Transferred from Pontefract for 24 hours against..."

About: Pinderfields General Hospital

Management decided to close the ward I was admitted to at Pontefract just 48 hours after my surgery. They claimed I was transferring to the same standard of ward and care. This was completely untrue. The care was substandard. I was left upset and received very poor care despite being unable to manage to even make my way to the bathroom easily. The necessary equipment needed to support me which I was able to access at Pontefract was not available. Staff talked about patients openly outside my room. At my request I was eventually transferred back to Pontefract after 24 hours.

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Response from Pinderfields General Hospital

We will be pleased to arrange for this matter to be investigated if the patient would like to contact us directly with appropriate details. The email address is pals@midyorks.nhs.uk

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