"emergency appendecitus"

About: North Tyneside General Hospital

I was visiting family in the area for 3 days from Belgium and developed appendicitis. A & E saw me within minutes and we're fantastic. Very soon I was in surgical assessment and the same afternoon operated on. All the staff, nurses & doctors were amazing. My experience was truly superb. They diagnosed Cancer of the appendix & on returning to Belgium the doctor kept in contact for follow up and to consult with the Belgian surgical team who successfully treated my cancer. If it wasn't for your superb care and excellent staff I would possibly be still walking around with that cancer inside me. So thanks again for the best and hardest working hospital Eamonn

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Response from North Tyneside General Hospital

Dear Eamonn, Thank you so much for sharing your experience of care with us. It will mean a great deal to all the staff involved in your care at North Tyneside Hospital. It is lovely to note just how much you have appreciated the high quality care you received as well as the kind and efficient response from our staff. I was also delighted to see that this excellent care was joined up across the miles when our doctor stayed in touch and ensured all relevant information was passed on to the surgeons in Belgium. We love your kind tribute to North Tyneside as 'the best and hardest working hospital' - that's a great reputation to have ! Thank you. My very best wishes for your continued recovery and thank you again for your very kind words. Annie

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