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"Don't choose this hospital if you expect care"

About: Kent & Canterbury Hospital

What I liked

Not much

What could be improved

Everything in the day surgery unit! Waiting time was unacceptable, four and a half hours after reporting time before having to walk with the aid of a stick (I am disabled) from the day surgery unit to the theatre in the main buiding in an operating gown after waiting with other patients similarly attired including a young man who was clearly embarrassed. My husband was waiting in the day surgery unit and was not told that I had been moved to the main building and he was not kept up to date with my progress, the first he knew about my progress was when I walked out of the discharge area to go home with a very red face.

Anything else?

Un-caring and totally not recommended. It's a complete disgrace!!!

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Response from Kent & Canterbury Hospital

We are sorry to read of the problems you have experienced. We would be grateful if you could contact us via telephone on 01227 783145 or via e-mail to to discuss your concerns.

Kind Regards

Patient Experience Team

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