"I felt scared and upset"

About: Birmingham Children's Hospital / General medicine

(as the patient),

I was given the smallest cubicle on the ward. Staff shouted at me and said everything was in my head and asked me if I got my diagnosis off Google but I was given it by a qualified Rumertolergist consultant and I was addmited here because I was getting sick after eating and drinking. It was put in my notes that I spat the water out. I also have a tube up my nose and I wasn't properly connected me over night. It leaked and I woke up in the morning shivering and cold. I was told to get out of bed even though im bed bound and in 2 much pain to move. It was put in my notes that I refused to get out of bed. I felt scared and upset and like I couldn't speak to anyone.

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Response from Janette Vyse, Deputy Head of Nursing, Patient Experience & Participation Lead, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Barney2003,

I am saddened to read your story, I would really welcome the opportunity to talk to you in more detail about this. Could I please encourage you to contact me on 0121 333 8619 or janette.vyse@bch.nhs.uk

With kind regards,


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