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"I am delighted with all aspects of care..."

About: Bedford Hospital South Wing

What I liked

Pre-op advice/info was informative and thorough. I requested a particular surgeon and was able to do so. though the time wait was only just within the guidelines.Although I was first examined by a registrar, the consultant was also available.

The operation was very successful and I was visited twice daily by the registrar or consultant. Post-op physio guidelines were good, with one follow uo appointment. I have had 2 follow-up consultations, at which further x-rays were taken. I felt very well looked after.

What could be improved

A shorter waiting time between consultation and my admittance.

Clearer info on the material used for the implant.

Clearer info on anaesthetics available and effects of those used.

Anything else?

I was delighted with the treatment overall and the outcome of surgery. An efficient, well run and very clean ward.

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Response from Bedford Hospital South Wing

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on Bedford Hospital's NHS Choices site. We are pleased your experience was so positive and that your surgery went well. Your feedback on waiting times and information is very useful and will be fed back to the surgical team, along with your other comments.

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