"MRI scan."

About: Medway Maritime Hospital

This was my second MRI scan of my pituiatory tumour,the first was November 2013.On that occasion,the MRI staff were all excellent, but unfortunately I did not get any names. My second scan was 27.6.14 at 8.30am. I was really nervous and had been up most of the previous night due to stress and anxiety knowing what I was going to go through.I hate the experience.Mentioned to the nurse how I felt and I cannot thank her enough.Made it more bearable for me,she was very kind and empathetic,talked through every stage of the process including being inside the machine with my face bolted down and letting me know what they were doing and how much longer to go. (Nice touch) The nuse was brill,cannot thank her enough, also thanks to another member of staff, who showed the same compassion and understanding when I had to come out half way for a contrast..Two great NHS staff. Thanks again.

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Response from Medway Maritime Hospital

Many thanks for taking the time to write about your experience of having an MRI scan. Your feedback has been passed onto the MRI team who will be grateful for this acknowledgement. We hope you are doing well. Medway Maritime Hospital Team

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