"Ward 15 excellent"

About: Wansbeck Hospital

I went to my g.p. late August with a swollen abdomen, within days I had had a scan, then a consultant' s appointment, the consultant was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and clear. My date for surgery for a laparoscopic salpingo oopherectomy was within 8 weeks of my initial appointment which really minimised anxiety. Once on ward 15 I had fantastic care from every member of staff and my husband was allowed to stay. Theatre and recovery staff could also not have been more professional, supportive or reassuring. I was amazed to be allowed home the same day but am recovering well and am extremely grateful for the level of care I received. Thank you all.

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Response from Wansbeck Hospital

Dear Madam, I am so pleased that you have had such a wonderful experience of care from the team at Wansbeck Hospital. It is also lovely to hear that you are recovering well at home. Your story provides an important account of all the things that contribute to high quality care. Thank you. It sounds like you felt fully informed and supported, which is just what we'd want for you. The team will be especially pleased to know that their care and attention made the difference when helping to alleviate some of the anxiety you felt at the time. Our staff understand how natural it is to have these concerns before a procedure and so want to do their best to help you relax. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to pass your lovely feedback on, it is very kind. With all best wishes, Annie

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