"Breast screening: The staff are amazing people"

About: Chorley & South Ribble Hospital / Breast surgery

(as the patient),

I went to Chorley mobile screening unit for my first mammogram. I was very nervous before I went in. But the receptionist made me feel very relaxed.

Then I went in the room, the ladies that did the x rays where very supportive and explained everything to me and took all my fears away. I was so relaxed with two lovely ladies.

It did not hurt at all, it was just a pressure feeling that lasted only seconds. So I would advice all ladies of my age to go and have this done. There is no need to worry about going.

The staff are amazing people.

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Response from Chorley & South Ribble Hospital

Thanks for your comments. Hearing about positive experiences really motivates our staff, and helps us identify where we’re getting things right so we can share good practice across all of our services.

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