"Confident and caring team"

About: Royal Orthopaedic Hospital / Trauma and orthopaedics

(as a relative),

This year we were having my husbands long term back ache investigated when a doctor realised it was his hips causing the problem. We asked for Birmingham Royal Ortho because our son had an excellent hip replacement there last year. Arthur attended the assessment on his own, I thought he'd come back with some meds. He came back with a very speedy date for Double Total Hip Replacement - what a shock. We trusted the hospital, followed their plan, had a good experience of pre-op and post-op care and the surgery was completely successful. A new life of no hip pain and no back pain and no meds. A no fuss solution by a confident and caring team. We are so grateful, and always will be, as we appreciate all the simple things like walking the dog, getting out of the chair easily, lifting and carrying our grand children. Thankyou to an excellent hospital and all the dozens of staff involved in our experience.

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Response from Lisa Kealey, Public and Patient Relations Manager, Patient Experience Team, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. It is always good to know when we get things right for our patients and their families. I am very glad that you are able to carry on enjoying the simple things in life and hope that this continues for a long time to come. If you feel able to contact me with your details, I will be able to pass this comment on to the surgical team that looked after you. I can be contacted via the PALs service on 0121 685 4128 or ROH-tr.pals@nhs.net

With best wishes for an enjoyable festive season

Lisa Kealey

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