"Excellent care in Cardiology Dept"

About: Lister Hospital

I attended as a day patient on 21 December for a TOE procedure. I was extremely anxious about this but I must say it was fine. I arrived a little early but was called straight away and taken to a room for the procedure. The sister looking after me was so kind and caring. They constantly reassured me and explained what would happen. The cardiologist carried out the procedure and I was well sedated so knew nothing about it. I woke up as I was being taken down to the cardiac suite for recovery. There I was given water followed by 2 very welcome cups of tea and some biscuits. The cardiologist came down to give me the results and follow up and I was then allowed to go home. All in all about 3 hours from start to finish and no lasting after effects. All the staff who looked after me were kind and caring, thank you all.

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Response from Lister Hospital

We've just passed your comments on to our cardiology team collegaues at the Lister, who will be so pleased to read your comments about their service.

It sounds like they really helped to make a very anxious time as bearable and reassuring as possible for you.

Thanks for getting in touch and we do hope that things go well for you from here.

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