"Postscript to "A very traumatic experience""

About: Northwick Park Hospital

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Further to my last posting ("A very traumatic experience") - I should have explained that the three days of the child being given oral liquid sedation (prior to possible MRI scans) all took place within a period of one week. It is now one week since the third failed MRI scan attempt and the ward has made no contact regarding a repeat scan. The child was forcefully administered with three types of medication orally on each occasion of sedating her and although they have asked for the names of the medicines, the dosages and quantities administered, the ward has failed to provide these details.

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Response from Northwick Park Hospital

We were extremely sorry to learn of the issues raised in your email, which will be passed on to the appropriate manager to be looked into so that appropriate action can be taken. However, we would like to investigate the incidents you have described formally and would ask that you contact the Trust either in writing to The Chief Executive, Northwick Park Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow, HA1 3UJ, on the telephone to the Patient Relations Department (telephone number 020 8869 2026) or via email to Trust nwlh-tr.Trust@nhs.net

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