"Gallbladder removal in day surgery unit. 16th..."

About: Darlington Memorial Hospital

I recently underwent surgery in the day surgery unit of DMH for the removal of my gallbladder. I was apprehensive before admission as I had heard some pretty negative things about the hospital. However I have to say that my treatment, from the surgeon to the porter who took me down to theatre, was faultless. We tend to take these things for granted nowadays, but to be admitted at 7 in the morning for abdominal surgery and back home in time for tea is phenomenal. I had more discomfort and stress having a tooth crowned recently! Thankyou DMH and long live the NHS!

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Response from Darlington Memorial Hospital

Thank you for providing feedback on your recent visit to the Day Surgery Unit at Darlington Memorial Hospital. I am very pleased to hear that you had a positive experience and that you are happy with the care you received and I wish you well in your recovery. The Trust is grateful for all feedback, positive or negative, as it means we can better understand what is important to our patients, and your kind comments will be shared with the staff. Thank you for leaving your comments on NHS Choices. Patient Experience Team County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust Tel: 0800 7835774

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