"They give you all the time that you deserve"

About: Rampton Hospital

(as a staff member posting for a patient/service user),

Posted on behalf of a patient.

Before I come to Rampton, I was so unsettled, didn’t talk to anyone as no one give me the time of day. I guess I was just on self destruct but since I’ve come to Rampton things have changed I’ve been here just under 4 months but people can already see a difference in me I can see one in myself. When I first come here I was still unsettled and fighting but from all my seclusions I found out that the staff here are the best I’ve ever come across. They are there for you on good days and they still stick by you when things are tough, they never give up. They give you all the time that you deserve. before I came here I didn’t believe that I could change, but in the short space of time that I’ve been here, their helping me to believe in myself, their helping me to understand that im not a bad person, their just great support

I think that if I didn’t of come here I wouldn’t be here today. their slowly helping me turn my life around and I really appreciate everything they have done and are doing for me,

thank you for believing in me when everyone given up on me. "

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Response from Martina Griffiths, Modern Matron/Senior Nurse, The Peaks Unit, Rampton Hospital, Rampton Hospital

On behalf of all the Nursing Staff and MDT on Topaz, thank you so much for taking the time to give our service such positive feedback. In the short space of time that we have been caring for you it has been rewarding to see you grow and develop as a person and acquire coping strategies to support your personal recovery. We will continue to be there for you and support you on your journey.

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Response from Annett Magore, Senior Nurse/Modern Matron , Men's Personality Disorder and National High Secure Women's Services Directorate Rampton Hospital, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

I am so happy for you that you are in a good place that you feel is the result of staff on Topaz creating a safe compassionate space for you to be able to develop self belief, hope and determination to recover. best wishes.

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