"Sent for admittance by GP"

About: Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

GP sent my with a letter to A£E to be admitted. She is now 5 stone 6.

They asked her questions, checked her and said they would admit.

Then consultant said no. Funny they didn't have a bed... So was decision because of that?

Shame on you for not putting the patient first.

Shame that NHS is not joined up.

My wife is ill and the hospital was rubbish

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Response from Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Your wife was a medically expected patient and was seen by the on-call medical team; a clinical decision was made not to admit her based upon her clinical presentation and not the bed status.

If you wish to discuss further please can you contact the A&E Matron via our Patient Relations Team on 0118 322 8338 or email talktous@royalberkshire.nhs.uk

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