About: Furness General Hospital

I had a (second) hip replacement almost two weeks ago (09/04/2014) and everything went well and according to plan. The room was pleasant and comfortable, apart from the standard non-ergonomic hospital chair, and much nicer than a ward. The care was excellent: expert and efficient as well as kind and cheerful. I never had to wait long after ringing the bell. I had been apprehensive about the epidural anaesthetic, but I was sedated enough to be unaware of the carpentry part and certainly felt much less zonked when coming round. The wound is healing well without any problems & looks neat. I had the first one done at Oswestry - a world renouned orthopaedic centre, but I feel the care and treatment at Furness was as good and entirely satisfactory. I do not hesitate to recommend the elective orthopedic unit for anyone needing hip replacement.

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Response from Furness General Hospital

Many thanks for your kind comments, and for taking the time and trouble to post them. We will ensure we pass these onto the staff concerned.

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