"Do not go to this hospital"

About: Leicester Royal Infirmary

my son had a kidney removed at the hospital and it was diabolical. Not only did the surgeon leave his urethra untied on return to the hospital due to being discharged when my son was in renal failure the surgeon questioned if they had removed the correct kidney!! my son had 1.5 litres of urine in his abdomen in which nearly resulted in us loosing him, i had to show the student nurse how to take my sons temperature and we had to endure seeing our son catheterised with the wrong sized catheter and receive chemical burns due to the collapse of his vein from the cannula which was not checked when the antibiotics were administered.

An ultrasound since this has now identified that the urethra which was "sealed and going to dissolve" is now filling with urine with no where to go. i would not put my trust in this hospital ever again.

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Response from Leicester Royal Infirmary

Dear Rachael,

We are really sorry to hear about your experience and the care your son received at the Royal. We would like to look into your concerns and ensure that where necessary our process’s have changed since your son’s operation in 2014.

If you are happy for us to do so, please contact me - hilliary.killer@uhl-tr.nhs.uk - with your son’s name, address, date of birth and hospital number, and we’ll investigate.

Thank you for taking the time to post your comment. Your feedback is important to us and will help us to improve our service.

Kind regards,

Hilliary Killer

Head of Nursing Women's & Childrens services

Leicester's Hospitals

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