"Ward 26"

About: Glenfield Hospital

After a few weeks of indecision and huge worry I was admitted to Ward 26, Glenfield Hospital for a comparatively serious operation (but a stroll in the park compared to many of the dignified, brave souls on my ward). I want to assure anyone going for treatment that this (and the hospital as a whole) ward is staffed by people that graft hard for you, and genuinely care. Whilst the news isn't always good, they are clear and honest. The teamwork is first rate and despite pretty much all patients having a hard time of it, there is still a huge sense of camaraderie - this is inspired by the staff. It's very gratifying seeing a team with time to care about their patients. This is the first time as an adult I've had a stay in hospital - if you are due in Glenfield, can I try and assure you that your stay will be the best if the staff (from the consultants, through the nurses, the cleaning people and food domestics) are anything to do with it.

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Response from Glenfield Hospital

Dear Damian, Thank you for your amazing comments about Ward 26 at Glenfield Hospital. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience, and hope that others reading this can see what brilliant, caring and dedicated staff we have at Leicester's Hospitals. As we all know, the NHS often faces criticism, so this will be a huge boost for staff morale. We have passed your kind words onto the Senior Sister and Matron for Ward 26 to share with the whole team. If you really want to go the extra mile to show your gratitude, you can nominate a member of staff or whole team for a Caring at its Best award via our website https://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk/patients/nominate-a-member-of-our-staff-for-an-award/ Wishing you all the best, Communications Team Leicester's Hospitals

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