"Correct diagnosis at the walk in centre helped my daughter"

About: Knowsley NHS Walk-in Centre, Kirkby

(as a relative),

My daughter had stomach ache on and off for two days when I took her to our Walk in Centre in Knowsley.

The nurse examined her and felt that she had an appendicitis and advised me to go to hospital as soon as possible.

She was admitted to Alder Hey and had her appendix removed on Sunday - the diagnosis from the nurse was correct and without this my daughter would have been very poorly indeed.

I am so grateful to the nurse who helped my daughter, she was so lovely and her advice was accurate.

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Response from Kelly Owen, PALS, Knowsley Integrated Provider Services

Dear soretummy,

Thank you for taking the time to comment on Patient Opinion.

We value our patient’s comments and appreciate it when patients and carers take the time to use Patient Opinion. Our aim is to provide a safe and effective service. We hope your daughter is making a speedy recovery.

I will ensure your comments are passed on to the team.

kInd regards,

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