"Medication on ward"

About: King George Hospital

Don't bother taking your own prescribed medication in. You hand it over to a nurse who locks it in your bedside cupboard and does not bother to record it, and then you don't get any of your own medication when you should be taking it.

When you have had surgery and groggy from anaesthetic and throwing up from anaesthetic and in serious pain from surgery you would expect to be cared for.

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Response from King George Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to make us aware of your experience, I was sorry to hear about the problems you experienced with your medication

If you would like to discuss your concerns further please contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service who may be able to assist you further, they can be contacted on 01708 435 454 or by email pals@bhrhospitals.nhs.uk.

Yours Sincerely

Wendy Matthews

Deputy Director of Nursing

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