"Ovarian cancer"

About: Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital (Wonford)

I was diagnosed with oc in Nov 2014. After recovering from the shock of a cancer diagnoses I received nothing but 5 star care. At my first meeting with the consultant, they told me that the whole team would be there to look after and care for me. Nice words I thought but the reality of them has been truly wonderful. From the caring nursing staff on Wynard Ward, to the equally wonderful nurses on Cherrybrook, to the cancer nurses and of course to the consultant who came to see me when I was in the recovery ward to tell me how well the surgery had gone. I now await the results of my latest scan. I do not know what the future holds for me but the care I have received helps me to remain confident. Thank you!

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Response from Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital (Wonford)

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your treatment at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. I am delighted to hear that you are so happy with the care you have received from the teams on Wynard Ward and the Cherrybrook Unit, along with the specialist cancer nurses and Consultant. I would like to thank you very much for your positive feedback. Kind comments such as yours are always gratefully received.

Response from Peter Brain, Volunteer, Healthwatch Devon

Dear Cynthia Boyt

The comments and responses on the web-site of Patient Opinion are shared with us at Healthwatch.

Thank you for responding through Patient Opinion to what was an encouraging experience, given the circumstances. We wish you well with your continuing treatment.

More generally we are building a picture of the provision of services in Devon and these comments should help the NHS and other providers develop and improve their services.

If you wish to discuss any health or social care issues with us in confidence, including seeking advice or information about services, please call 0800 520 0640, or email info@healthwatchdevon.co.uk or go on-line to www.healthwatchdevon.co.uk.

Yours sincerely

Peter Brain


Healthwatch Devon is the consumer champion for Health and Social Care in Devon.

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