"Appendecectomy at 27 weeks pregnant"

About: Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital / Accident and emergency Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital / General surgery Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital / Maternity

(as the patient),

Suffering from very severe abdominal pains my husband brought me into A&E at 27 weeks pregnant. I was transferred to delivery where they carried out tests to check for preterm onset of labour. All was fine with baby but appendicitis suspected. I was sent straight down to theatre and appendix removed. I was then cared for by delivery who monitored my baby and myself and I was discharged after a short stay in cley ward. The care I received was nothing short of exemplary and I was extremely grateful that such a busy and important department looked after me impeccably. I was touched at the compassion and friendly nature and of course not forgetting the professionalism during such a frightening time for myself and my husband. NNUH was fantastic and I would have no qualms about returning for any reason!

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Response from Janice Bradfield, Senior Communications and Membership Manager, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for telling us your story and for taking the time to feedback when you have been unwell. The team will be delighted to hear that your care was impleccable and your stay on Cley ward was friendly and welcoming.

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