My wife was taken into hospital by ambulance the morning of 2nd April 2024, she was taken directly into resuscitation department.
When I arrived at the hospital there were doctors and nurses looking after her then she was taken to have a CT SCAN and bloods were taken.
About 6.00pm in the evening a doctor came to see me and my wife and said “SORRY WE CANNOT FIND ANYTHING WRONG WITH YOU “ you will have to wait until the medical team come to see you.
At 10.00pm a doctor did come to see my wife and said we are going to get an X-ray of your chest.
The next morning I telephone the hospital at 8.00am, 9.00am 10.00am and 11.00am and every time I got the same reply SORRY THE DOCTOR HAS NOT YET SEEN YOUR WIFE BERYL.
I went to see my wife BERYL at visiting time 2.00pm on Wednesday 3rd April and was met by a doctor to say BERYL IS EXTREMELY POORLY she has a Chest infection also a Water infection also her liver and kidneys are not functioning properly and she also has CEPSIS.
On the morning of 5th April I received a telephone call from the hospital doctor at to say BERYL is deteriorating very fast can I come in. I got to the hospital about 7.25 am and BERYL passed away in my arms at 7.30am.
What I cannot get out of my mind is Why couldn’t the hospital doctors find anything wrong with my wife nearly upto 12 hours from arriving at hospital and not seeing her on the ward until after 11.00am the next day.
Is there any person can help me because I was still crying every day because we were married for over 64 years and every time I think of happy times I start crying again

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Br1an sorry I can’t help. I doubt if anyone can. Many of us have instances round our partners death that we think why did this happen or what if I’d done this or that.
Have you tried asking the hospital for information or your GP.
You were together a long time. It’s really hard isn’t it.

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Good afternoon, I’m sorry for your loss :heart:

I feel your pain, it’s heartbreaking. I’m not sure if this would help but you could check out the pals service, if anything they maybe able to sign post you into the right direction.

I’m glad you’ve found us, everyone here is really supportive. If you ever need to talk please reach out. Thinking of you and sending you lots of love. I hope you have people around you who can support you. :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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Hello, I’m so sorry for your loss & now all the trauma of what happened on top of your grief.

All I know is that Sepsis is a very strong infection & can claim people very quickly, im sure everything was done that should have been it’s just the infection was so strong it overpowered her.

Try and focus on the fact that you got there in time & was able to hold and comfort her.

I have made 4 rose gardens around my home in memory of my beautiful and wonderful wife, in one on the beds there are 3 roses, my wonderful wife rose, my Golden Beryl rose and remember me rose

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Thats lovely @Br1an3

A wonderful tribute to your wife.
I was sent roses to plant in memory of my husband, there were 5. I gave 1 to my daughter, 1 to our best friend and kept 3. They are all beautiful and I think of Roger every time I see them .
I’m sure you get the same feeling.
All we can do is remember them, and try to do it with a smile.
But its really really hard isn’t it :confused:

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That’s lovely, when there all in bloom I’m sure your wife will see them.

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