"my care over several years in the oral medicine..."

About: Charles Clifford Dental Hospital

I have had fantastic care over 12 years in this department. I have a very painful and rare recurrent oral ulceration problem and when this relapses i can barely swallow, eat or talk for days at a time. The consultant and her successor have always been extremely kind when I have been in pain and given top tips for self management, in addition to providing superb clinical assessment and treatment at all the stages of my illness. At times I had to go on a disease modifying immunosupressant which took a lot of hospital visits and monitoring tests. Again all the team - nurses and administrators and secretaries were kind, enabled change in appointments for acute relapses and I felt very well cared for. Most of the last 5 years I have been in remission so I have just stopped attending the clinic after a short and less severe bout. Their advice and care have helped find a treatment regime which has kept me well and working. We are very lucky to have Charles Clifford in Sheffield

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Response from Debbie Fletcher, Patient Partnership, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you Caroline for such kind words of praise regarding the care you have received at the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital.

Your feedback has now been shared with the relevent managers and will be recorded centrally by the Trust.

Kind regards

Debbie Fletcher, Patient Experience Coordinator

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