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RE: [IPk] hyperglycaemia and encephalitis



as I said. it's a long story so will maybe explain some other time. I've had
hardly any sleep this week and it's starting to catch up on me.

Brenda, mum of David, 22.






> Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 11:16:57 +0100
> From: email @ redacted
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IPk] hyperglycaemia and encephalitis
>
> HI Brenda
> What exactly was the issue? I'm confused! What was David complaining
> about exactly? I've never known anyone to be consulted about what ward
> they are placed in or to be asked before moving them to a different
> ward, so I can't quite see what the issue was.
>
> Personally I think the whole thing about not allowing mixed wards any
> more is ridiculous when there's such a bed shortage in general,
> especially when it means having to keep moving people around to make the
> numbers work. As long as you have curtains that can be closed around the
> bed when necessary, what does it matter?
> Di
>
> On 26/06/11 21:44, Brenda Cookson wrote:
> > we had great fun on the ward today. It's a long story but they wanted to
move
> > all 5 patients from his bay in order to admit 5 women and they wanted all
5
> > blokes to go in different wards. They put their foots (feet) down and the
Bed
> > Manager came to see them. She then called in the Clinical Director and
came
> > back with her, by which time I had arrived and walked into the middle of
the
> > kerfufffle. They managed to all stay together and also have forms
explaining
> > the complaints procedure. I did stick my oar in, as did the wife of
another
> > patient, but the decision was largely overturned because of what the
other
> > patient and David said. David always seems as though he is not the most
> > assertive of people but I was so proud of him today. He spoke up for the
most
> > vulnerable patient on the ward who was being moved without even being
> > consulted. The Clinical Director made a point of sayying that she had had
to
> > make a special journey as she doesn't work on Sundays - if she was
looking
> for
> > sympathy she had come to the wrong place lol!
> >
> > Daviid is writing his complaint out tonight and I am going to type it for
> > him.
> >
> > Brenda, mum of David, 22
> .
.
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