"I feel no fear about the operation now"

About: Ayr Hospital / Trauma & orthopaedics

(as the patient),

I had a pre-op appointment at Ayr hospital for my knee replacement (which will happen next week).

Everybody was excellent. Particularly outstanding was the pre-op nurse, Mary Gordon, and the excellent Mr Walker. They were all so nice, and made the appointment easy and calming. I feel no fear about the operation now.

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Response from Eunice Goodwin, Patient Feedback Manager for NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Quality Improvement and Governance Team, NHS Ayrshire and Arran

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Dear Leaf126,

Thank you very much for taking the time to thank the staff you encountered at your pre-op. appointment. It can be very scary at a time like that, so it is great that the staff were so helpful and put you at ease. I will make sure this is passed on to Mr Walker and Mary Gordon.

I do hope you are recovering well and soon able to get out and about in some of the lovely spring days like today.

Kind regards,


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