"A superb environment for surgical care and..."

About: Bmi - Shirley Oaks Hospital

I was in hospital on the 14th April for a myomectomy. This is a major operation with all risks associated with open surgery, requiring exemplary cleanliness and care standards to prevent infection and DVTs. I would recommend this hospital as an ideal environment to have this operation based on the excellent healthcare, patient staff ratio (there are only 47 beds and at least 1 staff member for 2-3 patients) and availability of medicines, physiotherapy, and room comfort (single rooms with ensuite shower and toilet, TV, Wifi etc plus a call button which is answered immediately). Having experience with many NHS establishments, - the contrasts here are apparent. Staff can administer IV injections and procedures (such as taking blood) with minimal or no pain and any nausea or pain is dealt with immediately. I believe that this excellent treatment is actually extremely cost effective as the time for recovery is reduced to a minimum. I was able to have the operation as an NHS choose and book patient with a minimal waiting time so I would have to thoroughly recommend this hospital on all levels.

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Response from Bmi - Shirley Oaks Hospital

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback. We are pleased to hear that your stay with us was positive and we will share your comments with the team.

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