"Thank you Wythenshawe"

About: Wythenshawe Hospital / Accident and emergency

Last Sunday I presented to A&E with a seriously fractured elbow. As I am not a UK citizen was not sure how I would fare with the NHS. My treatment was amazing. I was seen within minutes by the triage nurse and then directed to the injuries unit. From there XRays and a CT scan with the dreadful outcome that I would need an elbow replacement. I am now back in Austrslia waiting for the surgery but could have had it at

Wythenshawe. I cannot praise highly enough your hospital. The nurses, the orthopedic doctors, the admin staff, the Radiography staff. Everyone was efficient and exemplary. The system worked for me. I will be sending a letter to the hospital with personal thanks.

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Response from Wythenshawe Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on the NHS Choices Website and we would like to offer our apologies for the delay in responding to your comments.

I have passed your comments, in confidence to the Managers' for the Emergency Department, Radiology services and .

We would like to apologise for your experience and would encourage you to contact the Patient Experience team at the hospital on 0161 291 5600 or via our email address at pls@uhsm.nhs.uk if you wish to discuss your concerns further.

Patient Experience Team

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