"A horrible experience"

About: Buckland Hospital

I had an appointment yesterday 4th February and it is a real challenge getting to the hospital from Deal on public transport so I was very unhappy when I got to the hospital on time and had a long wait which ended up with me being referred back to my GP! The staff are rude and very unhelpful and the place just seems totally disorganised. Not Happy.

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Response from Sally Smith, Chief Nurse and Director Of Quality, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Dear James,

I am so sorry to hear about your experience at Buckland Hospital. This is not the standard of care we expect of our staff and our services. I will certainly make sure your feedback is received by the staff so that they can make sure this doesn't happen again to anyone else.

Please accept my apologies.

Best regards,


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