"I am on a lot of meds. The doc ..."

About: Princess Alexandra Hospital (Harlow)

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I am on a lot of meds. The doc wrote them down incorrectly in a&e, so on the ward i was denied important drugs. I was left throwing up for 5 hours because a nurse would not open my locked draw so i could take my own antisickness drugs and others that i brought in. This was magnified when the pharmasy threw some of my drugs away as they thought i didnt need them including a new diabetic drug i had only just started on. They then had none in stock to send me home with on discharge. This was several meds not just 1. I ended up much sicker than when i went in through lack of meds and stress. I have been in pah several times and it has always been excellent in the past.

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Response from Princess Alexandra Hospital

Thank you for your comments. We are sorry that this admission was not as pleasant an experience for you, as in the past. If you would like to make a formal complaint please contact our Customer Care Team on tel: 01279 827084 or email: complaints@pah.nhs.uk

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