"flexi sigmoidoscopy"

About: Whiston Hospital

I think it a very cruel way of dealing with patients needing this treatment. I was very nervous about the very invasive and embarrassing uncomfortable procedure. I gritted my teeth to get on with it only to be told I had to come back for a colonoscopy, Surely it would be better to have someone there who could sedate a patient and carry on with the investigation. I am now terrified that I have to go through this procedure again, Whereas, if someone was there it would be all out of the way. I surely am not the only person who feels this way .

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Response from Whiston Hospital

We appreciate your comments and feedback relating to your recent visit to Whiston Hospital.

We are sorry to hear that your experience was not a positive one. This feedback will be shared with the department to improve our service for patients.

Please do not hesitate to contact our PALS team on 0151 430 1376 so that we can discuss this further with you.

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