"My surgeon saved my life"

About: Royal Lancaster Infirmary

I was operated on new yrs Eve emergency ,I was nursed on ward 33 them 34 I had excellent nursing it was thought in some quarters I would end up in a nursing home Surprised them I am now home 29 th April managing a colostomy and having district nurses every day maybe healed up by September fingers crossed ,I am walking with two sticks Everyone days I am doing well after having part bowel removed My sincere thanks goes to the surgeon and staff who showed me much kindness out of their busy lives I later went on to ward 22 the doctor and the sister and staff and the nurse Who I looked forward to seeing they had a sunshine personality all the time on duty The student nurses were lovely and kind I hope this helps anyone going through the surgery and colostomy I was told I would get used to it ,and I have so five stars all round hope I havnt missed anyone out any one by the way I am 80 yrs old

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Response from Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Josephine, thank you taking the time to write a comment on our services at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. We have passed on your compliments to all the staff involved in your care. We are glad to hear you are doing well! Thanks again and best wishes.

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