"skin cancer clinic"

About: Castle Hill Hospital

Having been diagnosed with skin cancer (very scary experience) i can only say that my experience of being operated on by the surgeon and his deputy (really sorry i can't remember her name) and being looked after by the staff of ward 8 has been examplary.. Having had no experience of hospitals and surgery before i was apprehensive to say the least but was made relaxed and very comfortable by the staff of ward 8 and by the professionalism of all the team. After surgery the ward was clean ,the food etc tasty and hot and i felt like i was very well looked after by all the staff. I was really pleased when the surgeon came to see me late at night after what must have been a very long day for her to give me a update and then she went round all the other patients chatting to them and knew them all by their names which we all thought was fantastic and beyond what we expected. I would have no qualms about further treatment if needed by this team which is the hightest praise i can give.

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Thank you for adding you comment to the NHS Choices website. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback and we will ensure that the staff concerned are made aware of these. If you would like to become more involved in decisions about local healthcare, we are recruiting members. By becoming a member you receive our quarterly newsletter, find out more about your local NHS and help us improve local services. You can also attend our ‘medicine for members’ sessions and respond to questionnaires. You don’t need any special skills or experience to become a member; you just need an interest in local health services. There is no commitment, you can get involved as much or as little as you choose. For more information please either email foundation.trust@hey.nhs.uk or telephone the Corporate Affairs office on (01482) 675165. If you need to discuss our services further, please do not hesitate to contact our Patient Advice & Liaison Service on (01482) 623065 or email on pals@hey.nhs.uk as we are always striving to improve our patients experience. Thank you once again for taking the time to provide us with your views on local NHS services. Kind regards, The Patient Experience Team Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

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