"Orthopaedic review"

About: Kettering General Hospital

I saw the doctor for my ankle pain and was seen on time and swiftly. The staff were friendly and courteous. The doctor took a careful history and performed a thorough examination. I had a X-ray on the same visit and was soon called through again after the doctor had reviewed it. He took time to explain the probable diagnosis and management plan, which I really appreciated. I am awaiting the MRI and physiotherapy appointments that he has booked for me. The only negative is that I have been told that the wait for physiotherapy is 26 weeks!

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Response from Kettering General Hospital

We are very grateful that you have taken the time to give us such a positive comment regarding your recent visit to the orthopaedic clinic. It is so valuable for our staff to receive good feedback for their care. If you would like to provide the name of your doctor, we would be pleased to pass your comments on. This can be done via the Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS) on 01536 493305 or by email to pals@kgh.nhs.uk

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