"I received brilliant care on both occasions"

About: Dorset County Hospital / Trauma and orthopaedics Winterbourne Hospital

(as the patient),

I had a hip replacement at the Dorchester Hospital and a knee replacement at the private Winterbourne Hospital although it was paid for by the NHS. I received brilliant care on both occasions although personally I preferred the Dorchester where it was livelier on an open ward.

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Response from Sarah Silverton, Patient & Public Experience Lead, Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Indigo889

Thank you for taking the time to post your kind comments about your hip replacement at Dorset County Hospital. We are very proud that our hip replacement service was ranked as the best in the country for patient satisfaction and here is a link to read about it. We are glad that you experienced such excellent care.


Sarah Silverton

Patient & Public Experience Lead

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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