"Ward 23"

About: King's Mill Hospital

My Dad had several admissions in 2015 passing through A&E Department & on to the Emergency Assessment Unit where the treatment he received at times seemed chaotic & confusing. He was then transferred to Ward 23 & it was like a breath of fresh air out of the madness!

The staff on ward 23 are kind, caring & compassionate & my Dad was treated with dignity & respect at all times. Although he was ill he never lost his sense of humour he enjoyed & joined in with the the banter on the ward!

We know he was happy with every aspect of his care by the doctor & all of the staff on Ward 23.

He went to the Cardiac Catheter Suite on his 82nd birthday but unfortunately nothing could be done to help his condition & he sadly passed away the following week.

At a time when staff morale is low it is important that when it is well deserved the dedication of the staff & the quality of care provided is recognised and appreciated.

We thank you all.

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Response from King's Mill Hospital

Dear Chapman Family,

Thank you very much for your kind comments, and for taking the time to post your review. The staff here in Sherwood Forest Hospitals will really appreciate your comments on their dedication and quality of care that they provide.

We are aware that it must have been a challenging time and we are sorry to hear of your loss. We are pleased to hear how well your dad was recently cared for by our staff and this has been shared with the staff involved in your care.

Kind regards,

Communications team, Sherwood Forest Hospitals.

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