By writer to www.banburyguardian.co.uk
Jasmine Parker, 30, has wanted dialysis 3 times every week for the final 4 years however the devoted unit on the Horton has been moved to Oxford to make means for a Covid-19 ward.
Up to now she has undergone two failed kidney transplants.
Jasmine’s mum, Diane Wincott, stated: “In March after we all went on lockdown my daughter’s dialysis unit on the hospital was transferred to the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford as a brief measure. The sufferers have been instructed it will be again by June.
“The sufferers have been looking for out how for much longer they should journey to Oxford however simply hold getting fobbed of with excuses.”
Mrs Wincott stated her daughter’s dialysis takes 4 hours every session. She will get affected person transport to the NOC however Mrs Wincott has to gather her after work to convey her dwelling.
“First they instructed us the unit was getting used for Covid sufferers then it was having work finished on it. Now I imagine they’ve stated they do not actually have a place for them. We wish to know what’s going on,” she stated.
“When my daughter is on dialysis in Banbury she’s away from her household for round 4 and a half hours as she lives not removed from the Horton. However going to Oxford she is away for something between seven – eight hours which is an enormous distinction and is having a affect on her and her household.”
Allie Thornley, Matron and Scientific Lead for Renal Drugs stated: “I wish to thank our Banbury sufferers and workers for his or her understanding throughout this era of the momentary relocation of the Horton Renal Unit to the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford.
“The transfer was made to make sure affected person security as a part of the Belief’s pressing response to COVID-19. We’re very grateful to sufferers as we recognize the difficulties of travelling to Oxford recurrently.
“We are actually working laborious to return the dialysis service to the Horton Common Hospital and to supply a secure and handy surroundings for our sufferers to be handled nearer to dwelling. As quickly as we’ve got a confirmed date, our sufferers would be the first to know.”