"Day ward for umbilical hernia"

About: The Royal Victoria Infirmary

I recently had to go for an umbilical hernia operation on ward 45 (day ward) at rvi Newcastle upon tyne. I am 47 and i'd never been for an operation before so i was apprehensive .You hear all these bad write ups about nhs but from my experience, from consultation until operation i have not one complain or moan everything was fine ,treatment before ,during and after operation was great

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Response from The Royal Victoria Infirmary

The Directorate of Surgical Services would like to thank you for your positive comments on NHS Choices. We understand that coming into hospital can cause some apprehension so our nursing and medical team are there to support you and ensure a positive experience.

We will share your comments with the team on Ward 45 who will be greatly encouraged by your kind feedback.

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