"First gastroscopy"

About: Royal Bournemouth General Hospital

I visited the hospital for my first ever gastroscopy this morning. I was a bit nervous. I found the staff very informative, friendly and calming.

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Response from Royal Bournemouth General Hospital

Dear Gary L

We receive a number of comments from patients like yourself who feel very anxious about visiting the Endoscopy department for tests but who come away felling far less nervous and it is really helpful to other patients to hear comments like yours so thank you.

The staff have had a great deal of experience with all kinds of patients, making them feel welcome and relaxed but also giving enough information to keep each patient adequately informed.

Thank you once again for your feedback and I will pass on your kind comments to the sister to share with her team


Sue Mellor

Head of Patient Engagement

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