"Achilles removed on right leg."

About: Harrogate District Hospital York Hospital / General surgery

(as the patient),

After nine months treatment for a ulcerated Achilles' tendon at Harrogate district hospital, I was transferred to York hospital, where a brilliant surgeon there removed the Achilles' tendon and managed to save my right leg. His name was mr Stanley, my grateful thanks to him and his team, The skin grafting was done by another brilliant plastic surgeon called Mr Lim. York hospital are very lucky to have such caring people in their employment and I sincerely thank them and the wonderful nurses on ward 11 for their kind care. 

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Response from Hester Rowell, Lead for Patient Experience, York Teaching Hospital NHS foundation Trust

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are very pleased to hear that your leg has been saved and wish you all the best for your continued recovery. We will make sure that your kind feedback reaches Mr Stanley, Mr Lim and the team on Ward 11.

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