"Bowel cancer treatment"
About: Spire Cheshire Hospital Spire Cheshire Hospital Warrington WA4 4LU
Posted by Gaynor Naylor
I was treated at the Spire hospital Cheshire by a Consultant Gastroenterologist. I was experiencing changes to my usual bowel habits, weight loss, lack of appetite and extreme tiredness and anaemia.. Unusually I think, I also had several episodes of high temperature and rigors which was found not to be related to infection. Following a gastroscopy, which was negative and review of CT scan of my abdomen which showed a thickening in my bowel the Consultant performed a colonoscopy which confirmed bowel cancer. He then referred me to a Consultant surgeon who performed my surgery to remove the tumour. I was in the high dependancy unit for 48 hours following the operation, during this time my pain was managed very efficiently and post operative care was excellent. I was then transferred to the ward where I continued my recovery. I remained in hospital for 7 days. I have only the highest praise for all the staff at the Spire, everyone I came into contact with during this frightening and worrying time made me feel supported and confident in their expertise. The standard of care at this hospital is second to none and I would like to thank each and everyone I had contact with. I would have no hesitation in recommending the Spire hospital to anyone for the quality of care and excellent medical staff. My sincere thanks to you all.