"My Experience of Colonoscopy and Gastroscopy"

About: The Whittington Hospital

Yesterday, I underwent an emergency Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy. This procedure was undertaken by a Dr. I was seen on time at 9am. I was in some trepidation but was relieved by the Dr's advice and comments. Their actions, professionalism and demeanour were exceptional, as was the treatment and support of the nurses. The procedures are uncomfortable, worrying and potentially humiliating. I should not have worried. Yes, there was discomfort but I would never worry having this again. I was treated with respect and comfort throughout. It as an exceptional experience of clinical care. I was educated at RMA Sandhurst, and I feel able to say that the the hospital, the Dr, the nurses, and staff should be proud of their work. With the greatest respect, thank you. Don

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Response from The Whittington Hospital

Thank you Don for sharing this with us. We know some procedures can seem daunting but we are so pleased that the team were able to help put you at ease. We will share your comments with the teams involved in your care who will certainly be pleased to hear them!

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