"Old queen elizabeth Harbourne Ward"

About: Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Birmingham)

The nurses in Harbourne Ward show wonderful skills and compassion towards my 90 year old mother. As did all staff on this ward .They are very skilled and careing towards all there patients they do a wonderful job . I cannot speak more highly of them . I live in Sheffield and could rest assured my mother was in the best hands Thank you.

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Response from Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your mother’s experience on Harborne Ward at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. We are delighted that she had such a positive experience, and that you felt reassured she was in safe hands. Your comments have been passed onto the senior staff responsible for this service; they will ensure your feedback is shared with their team members. It is a real morale boost for staff to receive feedback like this from patients and their relatives. It means such a lot to know that the hard work, dedication and commitment of our staff is recognised and valued in this way. It is also very satisfying for staff to hear they have made such a difference to patients and made sure your mother's experience under our care has been positive. At University Hospitals Birmingham we are always keen to receive feedback from our patients and visitors as it helps us to ensure we are delivering the best in care. Please continue to tell us if things went well so that we can share this with the teams who cared for you. If we don’t get it right please let us know so that we can take action to make sure we get it right in the future. There are a number of ways you can do this, some of which are listed below; - Fill out our patient experience surveys; we have them for day case or short stay patients, inpatients, and those who attend the Emergency Department. There are general surveys asking about all aspects of your experience as well as others relating to specific aspects of your stay e.g. the operating theatre and food. You may also be contacted by post and given the opportunity to complete a survey relating to your discharge from hospital or your outpatient attendance. - Fill in a Trust feedback leaflet, displayed in all patient and public areas – please ask staff if they are not easily visible. - Become a ‘mystery patient’ and tell us about your experience, you can do this just once or each time you attend the hospital. For further information on these and other ways you can give us your feedback please contact patientexperience@uhb.nhs.uk or telephone us on 0121 371 4491/2

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