"I would enjoy to be put on ward 15 again as i was..."

About: Leighton Hospital

What I liked

I was rushed into hospital one evening as i could not p.u and as soon as i got to a&e i saw a doctor straight away after he examined me i went for a catheter and put the catheter in,as soon as the catheter was inserted i felt great,the doctor said to me look at this as i looked at the bag he said that's how much was in your bladder the bag was full and he emptied it but i kept filling the bag eventually everything slowed down i was then given some pain relief and anti sickness i before i knew it i was on my way to the surgical unit i was only in a & e 45 mins i started shaking in front of one of the nurses and she was very concerned to what suddenly caused it after 2 days i was transferred to ward 15 as that was the only ward with a bed available for me.while on ward 15 both the day and night staff treated me well and showed a lot of concern when i was in so much pain and being sick

What could be improved

nothing much really

Anything else?

when i was in so much pain and kept being sick both the day and night staff would ask me if i would like to have a pain relief injection and also would i like to have some anti sickness put through my i.v cannula,and one of the staff nurses got the doctor to put me on i.v drips while i was being sick this was happening during both day and night.

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Response from Leighton Hospital

Thank you for sparing the time to post your comments on NHS Choices which is much appreciated. Your very kind words have been shared with the staff on ward 15.

Best wishes

Sally Mann, Divisional Lead Nurse, Surgery & Cancer Divsion

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