"Inguinal Hernia repair"

About: Bmi - Three Shires Hospital

Anything else?

Positives - Short wait time to see consultant. Short wait for operation. Same consultant who works at Northampton General. Nursing staff were great Negatives- Cursory initial examination by consultant, very little conversation or explanation. Told I was going to have laproscopic procedure, surgeon carried out an open procedure, this possibility was not mentioned during any consultation. Nerve block completely numbed my leg for 2 days so kept falling over which could have been a problem to older patients, fortunately I am fit and young enough to run about 10 miles a week. Wound healing an issue as incision did not close along full length with steristrips. Overall - grateful to have go the job done quickly and ultimately successfully, but some minor issues.

Story from NHS Choices

Do you have a similar story to tell? Tell your story & make a difference ››

Responses

Response from Bmi - Three Shires Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. We are always looking for ways to improve and are taking your comments on board.

  • {{helpful}} of {{total()}} people think this response is helpful

Updates, changes and questions related to this story