"Very Sucessful Operation to my Shoulder"

About: Colchester General Hospital

I would like to say a big thank you to the doctor and all the Team working with him for the excellent surgery that was done by them to repair my right shoulder . The treatment I received from my first consultation, though the Elective Care Centre and then my operation was first class. Everybody I dealt with I found to be very helpful and friendly. Having had pain in my shoulder and down my arm for about 3 years I was pleased to have this attended to. The work that the doctor did was excellent, using micro surgery he had to make 6 incisions into my should under general anaesthetic. After recovery and an overnight stay, I no longer have any more pain. I'm now 6 weeks post op, and its very difficult to see were the wounds were, so neat Thank you so much, from a very grateful patient .

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Response from Colchester General Hospital

Many thanks for your comments and taking the time to submit them. We try really hard to improve our services based on the comments we receive from our patients, their relatives or carers. Could you email me, using the reference “Comment +ve on Orthopaedics at RDEE4-Colchester General Hospital at 01/09/2014 07:42:58”, please? Many thanks Paul Searle, Head of Communications Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust info@colchesterhospital.nhs.uk

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