"Wonderful care."

About: The Tunbridge Wells Hospital

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I was admitted with suspected appendicitis but once in theater the surgeon found my ascending colon had a perforation in it and a mass of gangrene. As soon as I arrived on the ward I was greeted straight away in a friendly professional way and shown to my room. There where a few false alarms as to when I would be going down to theater due to emergencies and misunderstandings but I was always kept up to date with what was going on. After major surgery I developed pneumonia and had to go back to theater for a central line ( access deeper veins), through all this I was treated in a very caring professional way and had faith in the medical teams competence.Though the ward was often very busy it didn't feel that way. I was impressed with the choice and quality of food. I was also impressed with the conscientiousness and politeness of all the staff from the cleaners to the consultants.

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Response from The Tunbridge Wells Hospital

Thank you for your kind comments about the service you received during your recent admission to Tunbridge Wells Hospital. We were very pleased to learn that you had been kept informed while waiting for your operation and that you were confident in the care being provided by staff. Your comments have been passed on to the department. We hope you are now recovered from your surgery. Kind regards, The PALS Team (AS)

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