"admission onto ward 20"

About: Airedale General Hospital

I was admitted onto the day ward. ward 20 on the 4th February 2014. this was for an open inguinal Hernia repair (male). I was me by my nurse for the day, and. made to feel very welcome The procedure was explained when my surgeon made his visit. I was then visited by the anaesthetist and his procedure was explained to me. The ward was very clean. The operation went very well, and I could not have been better looked after. The only problem I think could be looked into is the fact that someone as in my case over 70 years of age, could probably be kept overnight, as the following day I became very ill at home, my blood pressure dropped dramatically and I did nearly pass out. however id did come round and was fine afterwards, but would have been happier if I had been in the hospital. But as far as that goes I was very happy with the service. well done Airedale.

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Response from Airedale General Hospital

We very much appreciate this feedback, but were concerned to read you became unwell once back at home. We are now reassured following the telephone conversation you have had with our Day Case Senior Sister that you are happy with the discussion that took place and explanations given. We are also pleased that you are very satisfied with the care and treatment you received.

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