"my journey it has been first class all the way"

About: Adult community services / Breathing Space Adult community services / Heart failure support services Northern General Hospital / Cardiology Rotherham Hospital / Cardiology

(as the patient),

Right from the beginning of my journey it has been first class all the way.

Firstly at Rotherham Hospital for diagnosis. The Northern General for checks and preparations. Everybody doing their jobs in a very professional way.

On to the operation and after care – absolutely marvellous. My fitness was always good so that helped a lot. I am now back to walking 12 miles at least 3 times a week. Plenty of gardening. Driving away to short breaks.

Thanks also to the team at breathing space. Most grateful.

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Response from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you very much for taking the time and effort to give us your feedback, its great to hear that you are making such a wonderful recovery following your operation.

We are delighted to hear that you are so happy with the care you received, and we will share your kind comments with our staff in Cardiology at the Northern General Hospital

Response from Grace Oldfield, Patient Involvement Manager, Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Owl548, thank you for your posting on the Patient Opinion web site. We very much appreciate patient feedback and are please to learn that you have had a first class experience on your journey back to good health and that it was helped by the care and support provided by our staff. Your kind comments will be passed onto them.

With best wishes,


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