"Left Hip Replacement"

About: Leicester General Hospital

Last week I received a Total Hip Replacement at the Leicester General Hospital and cannot speak highly enough of the care and attention I was given. I was nervous of having the operation as I had not stayed in a hospital for over 40 years and there is so much bad press about the NHS it makes you think "am I making the right decision ?" The Pre Operation visit was excellently co ordinated and all the staff I came into contact with put me at ease with their professional and caring approach I was admitted to ward 19 and ended up in ward 14 after the operation and the care I was given was 1st class ! The nurse who took me down to the operating Theatre made me laugh, the anesthetists were brilliant and chatted, and obviously my consultant seems to have done a fantastic job. I would especially like to thank the staff in ward 14 who made my recovery and aftercare during my stay as good as I imagine it can get in a hospital. I can only say that the people on that ward are truly inspirational ! Thank You Leicester General Hospital !

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Response from Leicester General Hospital

Dear Trevor, Thank you for taking the time to post your comment. We are really pleased to hear how well you were cared for on wards 14 & 19 at the General. Your feedback is much appreciated and has been shared with the teams involved in your care. We hope you are recovering well. Kind regards, Communications team, Leicester's Hospitals

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