"I can't ever thank them enough"

About: St James's University Hospital / Hepatology

(as the patient),

In spring 2011 I was diagnosed with liver cancer (arising from an earlier diagnosis of genetic haemochromatosis) and the summer of that year, I was admitted to the liver transplant list at St James's Hospital in Leeds.

I had a 5 month wait (including one false alarm) and had a liver transplant in December 2011.

I was looked after by a brilliant team of surgeons, physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other health professionals, and apart from a few hiccups (mainly rising from staff pressures), was very well looked after, as I have been since discharge.

The team in Leeds have a well deserved, brilliant reputation and I can't ever thank them enough.

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Response from Patient Experience Team, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear MikeD

Thank you for your feedback on your experience at St James's Hospital. We appreciate the time you have taken to do this. Your comments are valued and have been passed to the department concerned.

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