"Keep up the good work"

About: Wishaw General Hospital / Trauma & orthopaedics

(as the patient),

I would like to mention my Occupational Therapist Kim at Wishaw Hospital, for the patience to listen to me and my problems, not only she help me to know much more regarding my condition of Osteoarthritis and help me to get more in control off it, she also try to help me with other problems I had in my mind that interfered with the way I was coping, Kim is been fantastic in every aspect for the time I been seen her.

I have the confidence to help myself and try to follow Kim’s instructions, so I can feel much better and have less pain, I hope was more people like her, that go out of the way to help others, not only helping with their physical problems, but personal too.

Thank You Kim, keep up the good work.

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Response from Janice McClymont, Occupational Therapy Head of Profession, Occupational Therapy Services, NHS Lanarkshire

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Dear Cobra,

Thank you for your recent posting regarding your occupational therapy treatment for your osteoarthritis. This will help other people who have similar problems, but may be anxious about being referred to the service.

I'm delighted that Kim actively listened to you, and was able to help you to understand more about your condition, and how it was impacting on your ability to cope with every day tasks. It is good to hear that you now feel more confident and that you are have less pain, and I would encourage you to keep trying out the new techniques and instructions that Kim provided.

I will ensure that Kim is advised about your positive feedback.

Best Wishes


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