"Nurse Duties"

About: Sunderland Royal Hospital

Anything else?

When i was in hospital before this time the nurses went around taken your blood pressure,temperature,if you have passed water,and opened your bowels.

They seem to leave the last two out now.

The reason being i am in the same predicament now it is now coming up to six days and i have not opened my bowels,and i am struggling to pass water.

Can you tell me why you don`t ask the last two questions.

This is a serious issue.

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Response from Sunderland Royal Hospital

Thank you for your comment. We appreciate your concern about the appropriateness of questions asked by the nurses. They seek to ask questions which are relevant to the patient's condiditon and we are sorry if this did not cover aspects of your health. We would assure you that you can raise any issues with the staff or with your named nurse at any time.

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