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"Fall prevention and Intensive Home Support"

About: King's Mill Hospital / Accident and emergency Newark & Sherwood / Intermediate care and falls team Specialist services / Falls prevention service

(as the patient),

I had a fall recently, this resulted in a pelvic fracture I was admitted to Kingsmill Hospital and discharged five days later. The service I received both in A&E and on the ward was excellent.

 They tried to get me a bed in Mansfield Community Hospital but none were available so I happy to be discharged to the care of the Falls Team and the Intensive Home Support Team. They have been a god send and worked as a team to provide all the help and care I have needed. This has made my recovery and getting back on my feet much faster. Everyone involved was lovely and helped me get my confidence back. A big thank you to all concerned for the excellent care I have received

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Response from Julie Walker, General Manager for Newark and Sherwood Locality, Mid Notts, Local Partnerships

I'm so pleased that you have had really positive and co-ordinated care and rehabilitation with our community services which has helped to speed up your recovery. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I will pass on your thanks and kind remarks to the Falls and Intensive Home Support Service.

I wish you all the very best with your continued recovery and hope you're able to get out and about in the sunshine.

Kind regards,
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Response from Grace Worsley, Patient Experience Coordinator, Patient Experience, Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for taking the time to provide such positive feedback. I will ensure your kind comments are passed on to the teams involved in your care as I am sure they will be pleased to read your words of praise. Thank you again for taking the time to write this post and I hope you are recovering well.

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