"Meds not on time, apomorphine pump put on late and wrong dose!"

About: Chorley & South Ribble Hospital

(as the patient),

I stayed in hospital for 2. 5 weeks.

I think staff understood the importance of getting medication for Parkinson's disease on time but didn't bother.

I was not allowed to manage my own medications.

Some staff and wards were better than others, Medical Assessment Ward was worst - meds not on time, apomorphine pump put on late and wrong dose! Rawcliffe Ward was good, meds on time etc.

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Response from Lorraine Kelly, Communications Manager, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for providing feedback about the care and treatment we provide. Your comments have been noted and will be reviewed to identify opportunities for improvement and any actions that may be necessary.

If you would like to provide further details, or would like a personal response, please email customer.care@lthtr.nhs.uk, or you can speak with our PALS team on 01772 522972.

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