"I have been a patient at 'The ..."

About: Royal National Hospital For Rheumatic Diseases

(as the patient),

What I liked

I have been a patient at 'The Min' for 44 years, and the fact that, despite chronic ankylosing spondylitis, I finally retired at the age of 69 is in the largest part due to the personal, inspired and dedicated treatment that I have received at this hospital over the years and continue to receive. Being small and highly specialist it has a genuine teamwork ethic and all the staff are in friendly and constant contact, whatever their disciplines. This produces an holistic approach to each patient as an individual.

What could be improved

The historic hospital buildings are, in places, due for a facelift but, despite this, throughout it retains a friendly, efficient and welcoming atmosphere.

Anything else?

The treatment here is cutting edge despite the historic surroundings

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Response from Royal National Hospital For Rheumatic Diseases

Thank you for taking the time to write about the care and treatment you have received and your positive experiences of the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases. We are proud of our staff and we will pass on your compliments to them. If anyone reading this message would like to know more about the services at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases NHS Foundation Trust they can find out more through the following link: http://www.rnhrd.nhs.uk

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