"Wonderful hospital with brilliant staff"

About: Worthing Hospital

I was admitted here with a Urosepsis around the 21st April. I was really sick but not really aware of much. My first night was spent in the emergency admissions ward which is a beautifully clean and peaceful ward. A lovely nurse looked after me, I was on lots of drips and drifting in and out of consciousness, I just remember how gentle she was and waking up in the morning with her doing something to the needles in me and it not hurting. The next night I was moved to Erringham which was nice, right at the top of the building, I was on so many drugs I don't remember to much but the kind efficiency of the doctor's and nurses. And especially the young cleaner who always had a cheery face as he worked round my bed. Then onto Castle ward for about a week, my consultant came to see me and the team he left behind to take care of me were wonderfully caring and kind and thoughtful. My mental processes were improving a little by this time and it was easier to take a bit more notice. Every single member of staff on that ward was kind and considerate and made me feel important. Although I wasn't eating the food on offer looked an awful lot better than it used to, it also smelt pretty good too. If I had been able to I am sure I would have enjoyed it. I had an outpatient appointment within a week of being discharged with my MacMillan Nurse and Consultant and I almost cried with their kindness. All in all if you become sick I cannot recomend a hospital more highly. Jackie

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Response from Worthing Hospital

It is really lovely to hear that you had such a positive experience whilst in our care and that you found the staff throughout your journey caring, kind, thoughtful and cheerful. Our staff pride themselves on delivering the best care possible and to receive such lovely comments is really encouraging. We hope you have recovered well and have passed on your comments to all the departments involved in your care to be shared with their staff.

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