"Excellent Endoscopy Unit"

About: Kettering General Hospital

I needed to have a flexible cystoscopy to check my bladder. Due to delayed transport, I arrived ten minutes late but I received no criticism and my appointed time had been saved for me. The staff were most efficient and helpful. The procedure was carried out quickly without any feeling of embarrassment and I suffered no pain. I was able to see the bladder problem on the monitor and it was explained to me by the doctor. I was not kept waiting around unnecessarily because the schedule for the afternoon had been efficiently phased. Thank you to the doctor and all the staff involved for an excellent service.

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Response from Kettering General Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to post your experiences of the Endoscopy Unit at Kettering General Hospital. I am sure that our patients who have cause to undergo similar procedures in the future will find your description reassuring and will go a long way to alleviate their concerns, such as the anticipation of pain and embarrassment as you mention. Feedback on how you were cared for by our staff is their biggest reward and they will be most thankful for your kind words, please be assured that your message has been shared with the Endoscopy team already. Karen Birch Pathways and Practice Sister

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