"F16 Day case"

About: Wythenshawe Hospital

I came in for a laparoscopic sterilisation in January 2015, everything went well but I went down late and when I came to recovery the member of staff was waking me up but I could tell I was not ready to come round and I had blurred vision until I was taken back to the ward, it felt like they just wanted to get me to the ward asap. I still remained dizzy and slightly blurred vision I told the nurse this but they didn’t seem to bother and I was asked it I wanted tea and toast, meanwhile a member of staff came over and lifted up my gown and threw a sanitary towel between my legs and just went. I got my tea and toast but my mouth was so dry I could not eat it and I was still feeling slight sick and dizzy, I told the nurse and they did give me an anti sick injection. I was told I could leave when I wanted, I packed my things, still feeling wobbly and started to wobble down the corridor when the nurse said have you got someone to meet you here and I said yes but they wont be able to come in so the nurse did actually walk me to the car. When I got home I realised I had not been to the toilet and I know they usually ask you to do this before you leave. The next day I was feeling better but I just felt that because it was late and it’s a day case they just wanted to get rid of me. The op and people in theatre were all brilliant.

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Response from Wythenshawe Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on the NHS Choices website. I am sorry to hear of your experience and have passed your comments to the Ward Manager on F16 to bring to the attention of the ward staff to ensure that this does not happen again. If you would like to discuss your experience further, please do not hesitate to contact me on 0161 291 5318. Kind regards Patient Experience Manager

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