"General Surgery"

About: Wythenshawe Hospital

I cant praise the hospital highly enough. I came in for general surgery early in March and was in for a week. Everyone involved was professional and helpful - the nurses on A4 worked so hard and often worked through their breaks and went home late - total dedication to their profession. The food was enjoyable too. My pain levels were assessed and controlled constantly. I wasnt discharged until the surgeon was happy with me ( on a previous visit to a different hospital I was discharged and in total agony!) Very happy with the outcome too. Thank you :) The only downside as far as Im concerned was the initial wait - having been told to come in for 7.15 am and then not going to Theatre until almost 3pm - but I must stress this isnt the hospitals fault (Government dictate) as apparently everyone is entitled to see the surgeon before their op and as mine was in surgery all day this meant seeing him before he went in at 8am and then I was way down the list.

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Response from Wythenshawe Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to post such positive comments on the NHS Choices website. I have noted your comments about the length of time you waited before going down to surgery and do understand how frustrating this is. We endeavour to reduce this length of time if we can. I am pleased to hear that, other than this, your care was good and I have forwarded your comments to the staff involved. I hope you continue to recover from your surgery. Kind regards Patient Experience Manager

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