"Compassionate and attentive care whilst in for a Hip replacement"

About: Wycombe Hospital / Trauma and orthopaedics

(as the patient),

I had put off having my hip replacement done for many years as I was so nervous about it. When I got to the hospital, my nerves were still bad but the quality of the care and attention I received was first class and really made me feel very comfortable.

All of the nurses, doctors and surgeons were very compassionate and attentive and always ensured I had everything I needed.

I was also very pleased to be put in an female only ward. While I was recovering, I made friends with the woman next to me as we were going through a similar experience, it was nice to have someone to talk to.

The operation went very smoothly, and I am now nearly fully recovered after 4 months, walking confidently without a stick.

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Response from Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Linda, thank you very much for taking the time to comment.

We are very pleased to read that you were happy with the care provided to you when you visited Wycombe hospital. We strive to provide safe and compassionate care to all of our patients and it is good to read that your experience was positive and that you are well on your way to recovery.

Our staff really welcome feedback and we will ensure your kind words are passed on to the team.

Kind regards

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