"total hip replacement at 53"

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i came to wrightington at the end of november 13 for a total hip replacement. i knew over the last few years the operation was looming up on me.i arrived on the friday morn at 7.30 at ward six, to say i was nervous was an understatement,from the moment i arrived the nurses and staff were totally proffesional and caring and very helpful. i was only in hospital 4 days and then home. i woke up on the john charnley wing, and had the pleasure to stay there till i was discharged.every single person in this hospital i had the pleasure to come in contact with till i went home, were so friendly , helpful and reassuring, i dont know now what i was so worried about.like a lot of people i speak too all say if you need a new hip, go to wrightington hospital , the centre of hip excellence in the uk.all i can say is a big grateful thankyou to every single person i had the pleasure of coming into contact with at wrightington.lastly i would like to thank my consultant who has totally changed my life. my family and myself will be eternally grateful, thanks again wrightington

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Response from Susan Heighway, Patient Relations / PALS Manager , Patient Relations / PALS, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience during your recent stay at Wrightington Hospital. Your kind remarks have been shared with the General Manager and Head of Nursing for Specialist Services, who will ensure that staff are given an opportunity to view your comments. I have no doubt that staff will be greatly encouraged by your feed back. May I take this opportunity to wish you very well for the future.

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