"Colposcopy in Cheltenham Hospital"

About: Cheltenham General Hospital

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I am 24 years old and after my first smear test I was told I had abnormal cells (high grade moderate dyskaryosis) and needed to go into hospital for a colposcopy. I was worried and went alone but the team at the Oakley Ward in Cheltenham Hospital made me feel so relaxed and comfortable. I was introduced to everyone, was given a full explanation and asked if I had any questions. They were smiley, chatty, friendly and gentle. I had to get treatment but all was explained before, during and after and wasn't painful. Afterwards I even felt relaxed. The staff made my experience of a scary thing very comfortable and I would recommend them to anyone.

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Response from Cheltenham General Hospital

Hello, Many thanks for taking the time to share this feedback. We know that coming into hospital can be a daunting experience so we're pleased you felt relaxed and comfortable will pass your comments on to the teams involved in your care. I hope you are recovering well from your procedure and wish you all the best for the future. Kind regards The team at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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