"I was admitted to the day ward ..."
About: The Royal Victoria Infirmary The Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4LP
Posted by Mrs M (as ),
What I liked
I was admitted to the day ward at 10.00 am without any waiting around.
I was given tea and toast after my surgery and didnt have to wait long for my discharge advice.
What could be improved
Although my surgery was to be performed as a local in the afternoon the ward nurses decided I should be nil by mouth. By 12 midday I was extremely hungry. I still kept drinking my water, although the nurses said that I shouldnt, but couldnt take my anti inflammatory meds for my arthritus because they had to be taken with food. I was told that the Drs would come to see me on the ward and I could ask for something to eat then but they never did come.