"Fantastic nursing care and fist class medical..."

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My father is 90 years old with dementia and other age-related problems and has to have a bile duct stent examined / replaced every 12 months.. He was admitted to ward F1 ( short stay ) prior to his ERCP with prof. Martin and stayed ion F1 the night before and the night after the ERCP procedure. I stayed with him during his time in hospital as he needs to see a 'familiar face'. The quality of nursing care that he received in ward F1 was exemplary. I could not fault it at any time. My observations whilst I was there was that the nursing staff do a wonderful job in the ward , and it is obvious that they are under-staffed in the daytime as they are work virtually non-stop. In particular , the ward Sister has a complex management task in this ward , and does seem to be overworked. The ERCP procedure in Radiology with Professor Martin was trouble-free as in previous years - just highly skilled and excellent as always. All in all I am very happy with my elderly father's care and treatment at UHSM ( Wythenshawe ) and could really not ask for any better nursing or medical treatment.

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Response from Wythenshawe Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on the NHS Choices Website. We would like to offer our apologies for the delay in responding to your comments. Your compliment regarding Ward F1 will be passed to the appropriate manager who will share this with the staff concerned. Staff are always appreciative when a patient takes the time to give some positive feedback. Kind regards The Patient Experience Team UHSM

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