"Cancer Patient"

About: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

I have been going to the Royal Stoke University Hospital in Stoke on Trent regularly over the last 12 months for cancer treatment.

The staff are marvellous.

The only concern is the distance we have to walk from the main entrance (for bloods, ECG and Pharmacy) to the Cancer Clinic (for consultation etc).

For really ill patients, this is quite a treck! Even for fit people it is all up-hill from the Cancer Clinic to Main Entrance.

These walks cannot be avoided.

What I suggest is some kind of golf buggy of similar that can be driven by a Porter to transport people from A to B.

I have spoken to Staff, who think this may be a good & cheap solution!

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Responses

Response from University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Thank you so much for your feedback and your suggestion. I will share this with the Senior Management Team in our Estates and Facilities department for their consideration.

With best wishes

Rebecca Pilling, Quality Improvement Facilitator: Patient Experience.

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