"Not a good experience"

About: Royal Stoke University Hospital / General surgery

(as the patient),

I did not have a good experience at stoke hospital- food wise, I have had pancreatic cancer- where they removed my bile duct, head of the pancreas + gall bladder.

I had a whipple procedure. Wonderful success but the ward I was in was very disturbing, they served the food from the trolley (heated from the middle of my ward).

I could not eat and the smell made me feel sick. It was very depressing. I had to get out as soon as I could. Otherwise all previous experiences have been very caring.

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Response from Senior Communications Officer, Communications, University Hospitals of North Midlands

Dear "Dodge255",

We are happy that your operation was a success and that you have had caring experiences.

Sorry that you felt there was an issue with the way your food was served, if you would like further help and advice regarding this please contact our PALS team, they will be more than happy to look into the issue for you.

The contact details for the team are as follows:

Telephone: 01782 676450 or 01782 676455 or email: patient.advice@uhns.nhs.uk

Kind regards