"Referral to Consultant Breast Surgeon by GP"

About: Milton Keynes Hospital

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I was referred by my GP to Milton Keynes Hospital's Department of Breast and General Surgery for a breast cancer risk assessment after atypical lobular hyperplasia was discovered during an operation at a different hospital. The medical staff at the other hospital would not explain to me my risk of breast cancer even when I requested it in writing. The consultant at Milton Keynes Hospital explained the risk using precise terms, which was what I was seeking. He also discussed the various risk-reducing options and their suitability and answered other questions which I raised. He treated me as a competent and understandably concerned adult, which was a very pleasant change after my experience at the other hospital where I was treated as an administrative inconvenience. I would have no hesitation in recommending Milton Keynes Hospital's Department of Breast and General Surgery. Another patient I spoke to in the waiting area on the day of my appointment was similarly complimentary about the consultant.

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Response from Milton Keynes Hospital

Thank you very much for your positive comments regarding the Breast and General Surgery department at the hospital. It is always very much appreciated by staff when patients and their families take the time to give feedback on their experience and your comments will be shared with all staff involved. Milton Keynes Hospital would like to apologise for the length of time it has taken to reply. Thank you.

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