"Choose Goole - great knee operation"

About: Goole & District Hospital (Acute) / Trauma and orthopaedics

(as the patient),

I needed a knee operation back in October 2005. My GP explained that I could go to my local Hull hospital (but there's be a long wait) or I could go to Goole (a small hospital 20 miles away). The wait for Goole was very low - two months later I had had the operation, I was home within a few days and was cared for throughout my visits extremely well. Well done Goole - credit to the NHS

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Response from Engagement Section Assistant, NHS Hull

Dear reggie,

Please accept our apologies for the delay in responding to your comments. These were placed on the website before our involvement with Patient Opinion - but we should have picked these up sooner.

Thank you for the comments that you have made; it is pleasing to note patient's positive experiences and these feed into our quality monitoring, particularly of Choose and Book options. I will ensure your comments are passed on to the Goole Hospitals Trust, North East Lincolnshire PCT which commissions the service on behalf of their residents and our own Choose & Book Commissioning Team.

Thank you for taking the time to feedback your experiences of this service.

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