"cancer surgery"

About: Derriford Hospital / Oncology

(as the patient),

I was properly informed of all appointments and they were kept. The surgery was carried out swiftly and the after care on the Stannon ward dec 2013 was gold plated. Having experienced quite a few hospitals and wards over my lifetime I can honestly say that this was the best experience I have ever had. The nursing staff somehow managed to run the busy ward with supreme care humour, kindness and professionalism. My every need was met promptly.

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Response from Mary Anderson, Senior Quality Facilitator, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Good morning Catherine

Thank you for your message regarding your recent admission for surgery and the aftercare you received on Stannon Ward in December. It is always pleasing to hear about good experiences and I will be sure to forward your words of praise to the team involved in your care. Messages like yours mean such a lot to the staff and on their behalf, please accept our thanks.

With all good wishes,


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