"The nurses are hard working as ..."

About: Royal Blackburn Hospital

(as the patient),

What I liked

The nurses are hard working as are some of the drs but the attitude of other drs cancel out the hard work put in by othres

What could be improved

My wife was admitted on Friday with pains in her chest, she was placed on a ward late Friday night on Saturday afternoon a male came to her bedside he did not introduce himself, he started talking down to my wife about the ammount of painkillers she was taking.

He told her to stop taking them, since then after asking other drs we have found out that she should have been weaned off them not just stopped, when asked what painkillers she could take for her arthritis he used a throwaway comment over his shoulder as he walked away

"Its the lesser of two evils, what does she want pain in the chest or arthritis pain"

Anything else?

Drs should be made to treat patients with respect

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