"Bowel cancer - surgery"

About: Royal Sussex County Hospital

Three weeks ago i was diagnosed with bowel cancer.

Last week I had surgery to remove the tumour.

My treatment since the diagnosis has been absolutely fantastic by everyone - the consultant, the Macmillan nurses, the staff in the Surgical Assessment Unit, the anaesthetists, the staff on Level 5 and Level 9a.

The medical and emotional care and support I received was faultless.

The staff were professional, helpful, caring and so encouraging from the cleaners to the nurses.

Please pass on my thanks to them all.

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Response from Royal Sussex County Hospital

Dear Ms Strulo

Thank you so much for taking the time to feedback about your experience at our hospital, which I am sure has been a difficult time for you. I am delighted to hear that it was positive and I have passed this onto the teams involved in your care, I know that they will really appreciate your kind words.

I wish you well for your recovery.

Best wishes,

Hannah Pacifico

Patient Experience Team

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