"emergency op for appendix"

About: Northern General Hospital / Accident and emergency

Arriving at a&e was very busy got seen by the triage nurse and was put on a trolley a doctor put canula in took bloods did urine sample and examined me to which i was having appendercitus and needed op asap at 6.30 i was transferd to surgical assesment unit where the staff was lovley i was there till the afternoon when i had my op amd went to huntsman 3 after to recover the staff on there was lovley and couldnt do enough for you i was dishcharged the next day at 2pm but asked if i could stay till 4pm until i had family relative pick me up they was fine with it even though they was rushed off there feet.

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Response from Deborah Hopkinson, Patient Experience Co-ordinator, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your experience. I am pleased to hear that all went well and that you were well cared for whilst at the Northern General Hospital. Your comments will be passed on to the staff concerned so that they are aware of your positive feelings.

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