"Care and consideration at Nottingham City"

About: City Hospital campus / Trauma and orthopaedics

(as the patient),

I have just had a total knee replacement carried out at City Hospital, Nottingham. I want to thank everybody involved for their care and consideration. I must say that I was quite apprehensive about the operation when I went in, since my general health is not too good and I worried about the risk of infection. I spent longer in hospital than most people (13 days) but the team was not prepared to let me go until I could demonstrate that I could efficiently handle my crutches.

The care and consideration shown by the nursng team was exemplary and since this is my third hospital stay in four years, I think I am getting better at judging these things!

Well done, everybody and thank you all.

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Responses

Response from Charlotte Lawson-Braley, Support and Development Manager, Principia

Hi David

Thank you for posting an opinion re knee surgery at Nottingham City Hospital . It is always encouraging to hear from people that have had a positive experience.

I will forward your comment to my colleagues at the hospital.

Kindest regards

Charlotte

Principia Partners in Health

Principia, Partners in Health is an organisation that plans, pays for and delivers local NHS services for the people of Rushcliffe. It brings together all of the family doctors across Rushcliffe to work alongside community nursing, rehabilitation services and other local health services.

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