About: Alnwick Infirmary

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I was unfortunate enough to have this procedure done a while ago, and i was really disappointed with my whole experience, I was only in hospital as a day patient, thank goodness! I was obviously anxious about the procedure but no one spoke to me about it or tried to reassure me in any way. The staff ignored me and simply told me what to do. when it was done i was informed the doctor would discuss the results with me, but after waiting a while a nurse gave me a leaflet to read and told me that the doctor had to "shoot off" All in all i felt that my treatment had been uncaring and downright rude. It has really upset me, and i dread the thought of ever having to come into Alnwick infirmary again.

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Response from Alnwick Infirmary

Dear Sir/Madam I am so sorry to read learn about your recent experience at Alnwick Infirmary. Like you I was disppointed to learn that you care you received did not involve you feeling reassured and cared for in a respectful and compassionate way. We want all of our patients to feel truely cared for and know that they are our priority at every stage of their care. I am sorry that our care fell fare below these standards for you. Can I reassure you that I will feed your comments back to the team to allow them to understand how this experience has made you feel. Please contact me directly if there is any other information that you’d choose to share. Many thanks for bringing this important feedback to our attention. Best Wishes Annie

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