"I felt at ease at such an emotional time"

About: Forth Valley Royal Hospital / Maternity unit

(as the patient),

I just wanted to comment on the wonderful care I received while diagnosed with an ectopic pregnancy.

I had to attend the EPU and ward 6 for a couple of weeks while I was monitored. I was then admitted and had surgery. Every person I came across was helpful and friendly.

My surgery was clearly explained to me by the surgeon (Evelyn I think) and I felt at ease at such an emotional time. She also came to visit after the surgery to see how I was which I thought was very nice of her.

A special thanks to Kirsty on ward 6 who looked after me and Jim the anethnatist who made me laugh when I really just wanted to cry.

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Response from Catriona Addison, NHS Forth Valley

Thank you very much for your kind comments regarding your care. It is extremely thoughtful of you to give us this feedback, especially at this difficult and emotional time. I will pass on your thanks to the staff you have mentioned. I hope you are keeping well and recovering as well as can be expected following this experience.

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