Probe after medics at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, failed to...

Jan 19, 2011 Full story: Mirror

A PROBE has been ordered at a hospital where a three-year-old died after staff failed to spot she had swine flu.

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Derek

Stockport, UK

#1 Jan 20, 2011
Stepping hill is not a bad hospital but it let's its self down with things like this.I had two ops on my lower spine 1st in 05 the other in 07,The one in 05 I was left covered i iodine & was never given a bed bath & I lay like that for three days.I wasn't very happy.
Lois Foden

Manchester, UK

#2 Mar 26, 2011
My mother is in steping hill hospital now, she went in because she slipped from her chair, that was almost 11 weeks ago, she had no apparent injuries when admitted, kept in for some physio, caught sickness bug on ward, now as a grade 4 pressure sore, infected and life threatening, she is 88. It is so upsetting, have heard other relatives with similar stories, worried sick.Why are the elderley treated with so little respect in this country? where is the compassion,it is just as if they no longer count.
Lois Foden

Newbury, UK

#3 Apr 27, 2011
My mother died April 3rd, mothers day, as a consequence of the pressure sore, I just cannot believe it.she had no other medical condition when she was admitted into that hospital, only a water infection. WHY WHY WHY?
Lois Foden

Newbury, UK

#4 May 1, 2011
has anybody else had problems with elderly relatives in steppinghill hospital? or care in the home? would be very interested to hear.

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