"Staff were most thoughtful"

About: Royal Shrewsbury Hospital / Diabetic medicine

(as a relative),

Husband is diabetic. He collapsed at home and was taken to ward 1 (AMU) for assessment. Doctors and nursing staff took good care of him (ward 9).

He was registered partially blind. Right eye completely blind - left eye disciform scar (drops and laser treatment). Right eye - rebeotic glaucoma assocate) with central retina artery occlusion. No sight.

He was found to have very little hearing, so has started with hearing aid. The Princess Royal could not have done any more, also Shrewsbury Hospital, the audiologist (at Oakengates) most thoughtful.

Dr Nolan advised him to make appointment for test for hearing. The audiologist, Balpreet Dhillon fitted aid and advised him to persevere. Return in 6 months.

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Response from Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

We're very grateful for your feedback on your care and treatment in the Princess Royal Hospital and the Royal Shrewsury Hospital, including AMU, Ward 9 and the audiology services. The NHS Choices website does not share your contact details with us, but please do contact us if anyone involved in your husband's care deserves special mention - for example, by nominating them for the Chairman's Award (http://www.sath.nhs.uk/about-us/chairmansaward.aspx). It sounds like you are providing a lot of support for your husband, so if you need help and advice you may want to contact local relative/carer support services in Telford (http://www.carerscontact.org.uk/) or Shropshire (http://www.shropshire-rcc.org.uk/carers) who are there to provide a helping hand to people devoted to caring for others.

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