"Lumbar puncture"

About: Sunderland Royal Hospital

I arrived in the medical day care unit for my third (and hopefully last) lumbar puncture. From the moment I arrived on the ward the nurses were fantastic, friendly and warm making me instantly less anxious. Even when I had a few tears they were so lovely and made sure I was okay through every step of the procedure. Then today, two days after my lumbar puncture they have even called me just to check on my headaches! At the end of the day no one likes to be in hospital, but I can honestly say the staff at the medical day care made it 10 times easier. Thank you!

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Response from Sunderland Royal Hospital

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are delighted the care and treatment you have received when attending the medical day care unit was of the high standard we pride ourselves in. Your comments will be passed on the team involved in your care. Thank you once again.

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