"Felt at ease straight away"

About: University Hospital (Coventry)

I had been panicking about this procedure ever since I got my letter but the nurses who dealt with me were absolutely wonderful.

(And despite being on my back with my feet in the air I didn't feel a bit embarrassed because they made sure I was covered up when necessary).

The nurse who performed the colposcopy and treatment went into a lot of detail to ensure I understood what was happening. I had a nurse chatting to me all the way through to keep my mind off what was going on which really helped and I'm so grateful they were there. And the nurse who looked after me following the procedure was so lovely.The nurse was very reassuring and let me take my time getting myself together then took me to another room to talk me through what to expect in the coming days and weeks and answered any questions I had.

I am so thankful to everyone for being so professional and so lovely at such a distressing time. You all deserve medals xx

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Response from University Hospital (Coventry)

Dear Adele,

Thank you for providing feedback on your experience at University Hospital, Coventry.

I am delighted to hear that you had a positive experience and that you are happy with the care you received. It was wonderful that our staff put you at ease at a time when you were distressed. These are the standards we strive for.

The Trust is grateful for all feedback, positive or negative, as it means we can better understand what is important to our patients, and your kind comments will be shared with the relevant staff.

Thank you for leaving your comments on NHS Choices.

Communications Team

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Telephone: 0800 028 4203

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