"Truly impressed with my care and treatment"

About: Chesterfield Royal Hospital

I have just finished receiving care and treatment following an accident in December 2015. I have been pleased and impressed with the caring and positive attitude of staff, to me and to other patients. I think the theatre admissions unit staff deserve particular mention - they were so reassuring and made sure patients understood what was happening. Also the occupational therapist - I was pleased that I saw the same OT throughout. I liked the focus on recovery and what I could achieve, rather than dwelling on what I couldn't do. I felt involved in my care and treatment, including the anaesthetist who listened and took note of my worries about having an anaesthetic.

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Response from Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences on here.

It sounds as though you have had a difficult few months and I hope you're continuing to make a good recovery.

I know the staff you mention here will be delighted to read your comments about how you feel about your care and treatment.

This is just the sort of positive experience they would have wanted you to have. With best wishes for continued improvement.

Kind regards Sarah Turner-Saint, head of communications

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