"Rainbow Ward"

About: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital

My 6-year-old daughter received excellent care on Rainbow Ward when admitted for appendicitis 2 days ago. The nurses were quick to respond to questions/requests and we were consulted regarding her treatment regularly. The operation itself was straightforward and the theatre staff could not have been kinder or more professional. I was in bits, but the nurse was very kind to me and checked to see how I was coping. Great post-op care with regular checks and very kind/sympathetic nurses. No waiting for care, sufficient number of staff and very clean ward. Thumbs up Rainbow Ward...what a lovely environment for poorly children. Lots of toys and bright, colourful murals. Could not have asked for more. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

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Response from Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital

Thank you so much for your very kind comments about Rainbow Ward - it certainly lives up to its name with regard to colour!

It is good to know that the staff cared for your dear daughter so well and you too.

I can completely understand your distress regarding her appendicitis and I know that the staff are more than happy to provide advice, information and the reassurance we parents need.

I hope that your daughter is now fully recuperated from the operation and has bounced back from this episode.