"Procedure to remove a Basal Carcinoma."

About: The Great Western Hospital

My operation to remove a large Basal Carcinoma from my nose and reconstruct the area using a Paramedian Flap from my forehead was scheduled for the 1st of April and the day itself was filled with first worry then optimism. I felt much more confident after I saw the consultant pre Op where he went over with me again the procedure he was going to perform. The first person I saw when I came round after the operation was the pretty nurse in recovery which cheered me up no end I have to say! The second person I saw was the consultant who gave me the biggest "thumbs up" sign ever, to signify that my operation had gone well. I cannot thank him, his theatre staff and the nurses in Meldon ward enough and anyone who is quick to criticise the Great Western hospital needs to realise what a damn good job they all do. I am due to go back to see the consultant on the 24th of April to see how things have gone since the operation and I can't wait to thank him for what he has done.

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Response from The Great Western Hospital

Thanks for your comments and review. It’s always good to hear about the care given by our team here at GWH. We hope the consultation on 24th is positive and that you continue to make a good recovery

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