"Hammer toe operation"

About: Macclesfield District General Hospital

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I underwent surgery to correct a hammer toe condition. The booking procedure, initial consultation, pre-operation assessment, admission, physiotherapy preparation and training, surgery and recovery were well handled to an excellent professional standard. The consultation with the anaesthetist and surgeon was of a high and reassuring standard – no question was left unanswered. The only niggle was that I was asked to check in at 11:00 but only saw the anaesthetist and surgeon some three hours later, with the operation following a further two hours later.

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Thank you for taking the time to post your compliments and observation on the NHS Choices website. I was pleased to read about the high level of care and efficiency you received before during and after your surgical procedure with us at Macclesfield District General Hospital. I have forwarded your comment regarding the times of your admission and procedure to the manager for information. I have also passed your compliments on to the various departments that you have mentioned are as compliments are such a boost to morale. Thank you

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