"Acute Stroke Ward 5 & Ward 11a"

About: Fairfield General Hospital

I wish to thank all the staff in ward 5 and 11a who looked after me with such kindness and expertise when I was admitted to Fairfield Hospital on the morning of 22 August 2014 after suffering a stroke. From my admittance to A&E and then to Ward 5 through to Ward 11a each member of staff from consultants, nurses, physiotherapists and all those support staff in their various disciplines each showed me such care and respect that whilst I was totally in their hands I felt assured that I was in the best place at this traumatic period in my life. I should also like to mention the helpful student nurses who were always sensed when I need help which I very much appreciated and another member of staff on nights who addressed everyone with a cheery “hello trouble” but to him it seemed no trouble at all. My recovery at home continues to improve thanks to the guidance and encouragement of the Stroke Team physiotherapists. A very big thank you to you all.

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Response from Fairfield General Hospital

Thank you for leaving your comment regarding your stay on ward 5 and 11a at Fairfield General Hospital. We are so please you were happy with the service we provided for you, we are also pleases you found all the staff kind, caring and helpful. We will forward your comment to the ward managers to share with the rest of the teams.

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