About: Leighton Hospital

My 13 year old daughter was admitted in December for grommet's. She was experiencing balance problems, dizziness & on going earache since the operation, i took her back to the children's ward, we're she was seen by both a consultant & doctor, between both of them, every area was covered to make sure she was well. She is still experiencing these symptoms however the hospital have been great with issuing appointments so quickly. I requested the same consultant my daughter when being operated aged 3 & 7, which we got. My daughter feels completely safe & trusts all the staff. When my daughter was in hospital for the operation i had to leave her through out the day a couple of times, the nurses sat beside her making sure she was okay, all the time i was gone, without me asking. I couldn't ask for better care for my daughter while we wait for the result of what it is that is making my daughter feel so ill.

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Response from Leighton Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your care that your daughter and yourself have received from the Child and Adolescent Unit (CAU). The staff, both doctors and nurses, take great pride in providing individualised care and achieving a pleasant and well cared for stay when needed. As the Manager of the unit it pleases me greatly that your daughter felt relaxed whilst being a patient on the ward, as I know this can be a very stressful time for both child and family. I shall ensure your comments are shared with the staff on the unit who will be delighted to read them. Many thanks. Andrea Collins, Ward Manager, CAU

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