"Gallbladder surgery"

About: Broomfield Hospital

I will admit after some bad experiences at Broomfield I was dreading surgery there. It also doesn't help that I am slightly autistic so find hospitals very traumatic . I had to be at ward 301 at 07:30am only thing was no one was there to open the main door of the department, but eventually someone came. I had a PA personal assistant with me for a few hours and everything was explained clearly although I was very frightened the staff on 301, did their very best to keep me calm and reassured. I couldn't understand the anesthesia guy but he was kind and funny. I have a huge fear of needles and when i went down to the knocking out room they were very very kind and caring and got the evil needle bit done very quickly. then I don't remember anything until i woke up on 344 a young surgeon did my op. He came and saw me showed me my giant stone, told me there had been complications which I didn't understand. I was given pain meds and the nurses where extra caring I came home the same day although I should have opted to stay I was given the choice 3 days post op I am fine hardly no pain almost back to normal All the staff I came into contact with that day were very caring, very nice polite and professional and I felt like a person not just a number

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Response from Broomfield Hospital

Thank you for the feedback on your experience with us, feedback really helps to share the good and learn from the not so good. Best wishes and many thanks

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