"I need a full knee replacement but specialist refuses to perform surgery"

About: South Tyneside District Hospital / Trauma and orthopaedics

(as the patient),

I've been in chronic pain for 3 years ..I need knee replacement but doctor days I'm too young, I'm in my fifties..I'd rather have surgery now and try have a beťter quality of life

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Response from South Tyneside District Hospital

Thank you for providing feedback on your recent experience with South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust.

We would welcome the opportunity to discuss your concerns further and if you would like to contact our Customer Services Department on 0191 404 1072 or e-mail customer.services@stft.nhs.uk a member of the team will take the necessary details from you.

The Trust is grateful for all feedback, positive or negative, as it means we can gain an understanding of what is important to our patients. Thank you for leaving your comments on NHS Choices.

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