"Excellent care for replacement aorta valve"

About: Tameside General Hospital / Cardiology Wythenshawe Hospital / Cardiology

(as a staff member),

This story has been posted by Healthwatch Tameside on behalf of a member of the public who asked not to have their name published. They said…

This lady was referred promptly for tests on heart by GP (King Street, Dukinfield) to Tameside Hospital (Dr Khan). All tests done and she was referred to Wythenshawe Hospital. She had a replacement aorta valve- excellent treatment - the consultant saw her 3 times a day. Was back at work in 4 months, when expecting to be off for 6 months. Cardiac rehab. being carried out at Tameside Hospital.

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Response from Lindsay Stewart, Deputy Director of Nursing, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Many thanks for sharing your experience with us via the NHS Choices website.

The hospital works hard to ensure an entire patients journey is the best possible care

Kind regards,

John Goodenough

Director of Nursing

’Would you like to help the hospital to improve its services further? We are currently looking for patients and carers to become involved in a development called “Patient Stories”. We want to know more about our services from the point of view of those who received them – what was good, bad, what could be improved, what should be changed. Want to know more about what’s involved? Please contact John Goodenough, Director of Nursing at

john.goodenough@tgh.nhs.uk

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