"Surgery and overall care - ENT -Panendoscopy- biopsy "

About: Royal Gwent Hospital / ENT

(as the patient),

In November this year I suffered a chronic and severe sore throat and after 5 weeks of it getting progressively worse is visited my GP, he prescribed antibiotics (don't they all) a 10 day course, after. 8 days a I was still in pain so returned and saw another GP he was quite dismissive but eventually agreed to refer me to ENT.

My experience with the Royal Gwent and Neville Hall hospitals and the people has been superb - the speed at which every test, xray, MRI, and ultimately surgery occurred was all in 3 weeks - I am currently in the hospital recovering from a Tonsilectomy - my experience has been fantastic and quicker than if had elected to go privately.

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Response from Julian Hayman, Internal Communications Manager, Communications, Aneurin Bevan Health Board

Hello Mr Recguru,

Thank you for your feedback which we have received via the Patient Opinion website. I apologise for the delay in replying, but our subscription to Patient Opinion lapsed for a short time and your post has only just come to my attention.

Thank you for letting us know that your experience with Royal Gwent and Nevill Hall Hospitals was superb and for taking the time to send your comments to us.

I will ensure that your comments are passed on to the relevant departments, and hope that you have made a full recovery following your tonsillectomy.

Best wishes,


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