"I am terrified of hospitals"

About: Barnsley Hospital / General medicine

(as a service user),

I am terrified of hospitals, treatment and especially needles. Despite having had 5 months of aggressive treatment for cancer previously, I continue to have nightmares and panic attacks at the thought of yet more forms of treatments.

However, I must relate how these are my hang ups because I have nothing but praise for the staff involved in my angiogram procedure. They acknowledged my fears and treated me with kindness and respect. I recognised from the beginning that I was being treated by people who cared about me as a person not just as the ‘next on the list’. From start to finish the quality of care was excellent. Thank you so much from both my wife and myself.

Responses

Response from Barnsley Hospital 3 months ago
Barnsley Hospital
Submitted on 02/03/2020 at 11:27
Published on nhs.uk at 12:56


Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted that you have had a positive experience and we will pass on these comments to the relevant staff.

Kind regards,

Barnsley Hospital

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