"Treatment for ruptured appendix"

About: Hull Royal Infirmary

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I was in HRI for 5 nights following admission for appendicitis after which the appendix ruptured. I received all the care I needed from the medical, nursing and all support staff. The nursing staff did not stop from the beginning to the end of their shifts and always seemed short staffed..

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Response from Hull Royal Infirmary

Thank you for adding you comment to theNHS Choices website. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback and we will ensure that the staff concerned are made aware of these. I am pleased to learn that you received all the care you needed from the medical, nursing and support staff during your stay. If you would like to become more involved in decisions about local healthcare, we are recruiting members. By becoming a member you receive our quarterly newsletter, find out more about your local NHS and help us improve local services. You can also attend our ‘medicine for members’ sessions and respond to questionnaires. You don’t need any special skills or experience to become a member; you just need an interest in local health services. There is no commitment, you can get involved as much or as little as you choose. For more information please either email your.nhs@hey.nhs.uk or telephone the Corporate Affairs office on (01482) 675165. If you need to discuss our services further, please do not hesitate to contact our Patient Advice & Liaison Service on (01482) 623065 or email on pals@hey.nhs.uk as we are always striving to improve our patients experience. Thank you once again for taking the time to provide us with your views on local NHS services. Kind regards, Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

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