"I am now able to walk six miles without a walking stick"

About: Rotherham Hospital / Trauma and orthopaedics

(as the patient),

After having my hip operation six years ago, the ball end which fitted into my hip bone socket had cracked.

I was heard walking down the long hospital with a loud squeak and knocking which people could hear the length of a cricket pitch away.

For my second operation on the same leg, I had the bone shortened and a long shaft and larger ball fitted. The staff were very good.

I am now able to walk six miles without a walking stick.

The second surgeon has done a wonderful job. Also, all of the food is very good.

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Response from The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Naval608

Thank you very much for your comment on Patient Opinion, we are always pleased to receive feedback on our services.

We are pleased to hear that you received a good experience here at the Hospital and will pass on your comments to the trauma & orthopaedics team.

With kind regards,


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