"Bunion and 2nd toe correction surgery"

About: Colchester General Hospital

I would like to thank the entire team for the care I received when I attended Great Tey ward for my surgery last week. I was a little concerned about having the surgery with a local anaesthetic with sedation but the anaestatist put my mind at rest. During the surgery I was awake but felt no pain at all. I went home the same evening and although I had a little blip (I fainted at home knocked myself out and had to return to hospital in ambulance with a concussion black eye and split lip) which was nothing to do with the original surgery I am now recovering well. Everyone at the hospital was helpful friendly and supportive. I will need the same surgery in the future on my other foot but I will not be apprehensive due to my recent experience. Thank you all very much.

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Response from Colchester General Hospital

Thank you for your comments. As a hospital we are always striving to improve the patient experience.

I will ensure that your comments are shared with the teams involved.

Should you wish to discuss anything further then please do not hesitate to contact me.

Many kind regards

Tammy Diles, Head of Patient Experience


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