"Saved my life"

About: Friarage Hospital Site

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In Augusts 2010 on a bank holiday Monday i was rushed down to have life saving surgery and have my large bowel removed as i had toxic megacolon, this happened as i was sent home by other hospital. I would like to thank all the staff from the MAU ward the ICU ward and women's health staff. And of course the surgery team with out them i would not be writing this now. I have been back and had one more big surgery and the staff remember you which is nice that your not just a number. From the tea lady's to the cleaners were all great as well when i could not bend down to pick things up they would rush over to help. Which is not there job but there would go out there way. I will be putting my life in there hands again this year and i would not trust anyone else.

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Response from Friarage Hospital Site

Good afternoon

Thank you for you kind words regarding the care and treatment you received during your admission to the Friarage Hospital, Northallerton. It is always pleasing to receive positive feedback and I shall certainly pass on your comments to the staff involved who I know will be equally pleased to read them.

It may interest you to know the trust runs a ‘Thank You Award’ scheme where NHS colleagues, patients and relatives can nominate staff in recognition of their work. These are presented throughout the year for acts above the call of duty or where staff have shown exceptional kindness towards patients and their relatives. Please contact the chairman’s office on 01642 854151 or email deborah.jenkins@stees.nhs.uk

Many thanks again for your kind words.

Patient Relations

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