"Would choose this hospital again in an instant!..."

About: North Tyneside General Hospital

What I liked

Staff always pleasant and nothing too much trouble

Anything else?

After spending a total of seven weeks in North Tyneside Hospital and enduring ten operations, I felt I had to leave a comment about the exceptional level of care that I received here. Though many of the weeks were a little hazy, due to anaesthetic and prevailing circumstances, I cannot praise the staff, both doctors and nurses who attended to me, highly enough and would definitely recommend this hospital to anyone considering it in the future.

I travelled from West Cumbria with trepidation, partly because I was going to be a long way from home and also a fear of what was to come - my operation was for a complicated hernia, suffered due to a crush injury at work - but had I known then that the level of care I would receive would be of such a high standard and second to none, I need not have worried.

A diary was written most days to chart my progress and nothing was too much trouble for the staff, their cheeriness a real tonic, and I was kept informed of my progress and future care needed at all times. I was even presented with a cake and a card signed by all the staff on my birthday!

Really cannot fault this hospital and both myself and my family are very appreciative of the care I received.

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Response from North Tyneside General Hospital

Thank you for your comments posted on this website concerning the care you received at North Tyneside General Hospital.

I am pleased to hear about your experience and I will ensure that your very positive feedback is passed on to all of the staff involved as such feedback is a very good morale boost for all staff.

Thank you for taking the time to write.

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