"Cancer Care"

About: Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

My mother, Mrs Ann Jenkin, was admitted as an emergency patient, following complication with her Chemotherapy. She quickly declined and thirteen days after admission passed away after contracting E-Coli and Listeria. During her time in hospital she was cared for on the emergency admissions ward, Lowen Ward and finally the Infectious Disease Ward. As a family we experienced many different areas of the hospital and wanted to express our gratitude and heartfelt thanks for the care she received. It was an extremely traumatic and difficult time for us as a family as my mother had only received her terminal cancer diagnosis four weeks previously. We wanted to especially thank the nursing staff on Lowen Ward and her consultant. There were also two junior doctors on Lowen Ward, who showed our mother unfailing kindness and care. They were excellent communicators and as a family we felt well informed at all times. If all junior doctors in the NHS are as impressive as these two then the NHS has a bright future. I hope that positive reviews are fed directly back to the people concerned?

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