"Excellent Hospital for my operation for broken..."

About: John Radcliffe Hospital

I broke my ankle and had an operation for a pin and plate and stayed in hospital for 3 days.

I have nothing but praise for the staff.

All went well, I didn't have to wait more than 10 mins for the ambulance, or to see the doctor in A&E.

Everybody was respectful.

My operation was delayed by one day but it was a success with a pin and plate.

I was seen and waited for an hour in the Outpatients Dept twice.

I saw a physiotherapist locally who was encouraging.

When I got home it was a challenge mentally as I'm over 60, but I read blogs of how to cope and this was good for me.

It gave me hope that I might walk and run.

I still am aware of the operation site as it is stiff and larger than the other ankle, but so pleased with the outcome. I do a fitness video to strengthen muscles now, I've been to the USA for a holiday.

Thank goodness for the NHS and thanks to everyone.

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Response from John Radcliffe Hospital

Thank you very much for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay and experience with us.

We are so pleased to hear that your experience under our care was such a positive one and it would be a pleasure to pass on your comments to the relevant team.

We hope that you are recovering well and wish you the best for the future.

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