"Catheter changes"

About: King George Hospital

Why are these done on a trolley in an open bay with just a curtain that does not enclose the treatment area fully, in a bay that is stacked with boxes where a bed should be, no door to the four bed bay area? Surely this does not offer a hygienic environment? I the treatment room is being repainted, is there really nowhere else? It is no wonder patients get infections.

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Response from King George Hospital

Thank you for leaving your comment on NHS Choices. I am troubled to hear about your experience at King George Hospital, and want to make sure this investigated. Please contact me through our PALS team on 01708 435 454, or by email PALS@bhrhospitals.nhs.uk.

Yours sincerely

Nadeem Moghal Medical Director

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