"Very well looked after"

About: Penrith Hospital

(as the patient),

I was admitted to hospital on Jan 1st for 14 days for diabetes and blood sugar problems. Fortunately I was able to dress and wash etc myself, so was a great help for the nurses and I was very well looked after.

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Response from Agnes Bell, Matron, Penrith Hospital and Ruth Lancaster James Hospital (Alston), NHS Cumbria

Thank you for your kind comments regarding the care you received at Penrith hospital.

It is extremely gratifying to receive comments such as yours and it is a tribute to the caring concern and skill of the individual members of staff who work at Penrith, and I know they will appreciate them.

I have also forwarded your comments on to the General Manager of Penrith Hospital so that they can be shared with the staff.

Once again thank you for taking the time to write to us.

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