"Ward 9 Orthopaedics"

About: Fairfield General Hospital

I cannot praise the staff that looked after me highly enough when I was a patient on ward 9 Orthopaedics recently for surgery on my foot. Everyone was fantastic from my Consultant who answered all my questions with great patience before and after the operation, he was very knowledgeable and reassuring as I was rather worried about the result the procedure will hopefully achieve especially as I had a previous operation in March that was unsuccessful, he helped allay my fears about the outcome of the surgery brilliantly when he visited me the following day and I am now feeling more positive about my recovery and the success of the procedure then at any time previously and that is all thanks to my Consultant. All the theatre and recovery staff who looked after me, I could tell just by speaking to them that they are very professional and dedicated but they are also very friendly and that is very important as it makes that difficult time for me personally just before and after surgery that little bit easier to deal with. All the staff on ward 9 who looked after me during my stay were fantastic, nothing was too much trouble for them, they were friendly, helpful, very professional and a wonderful team of very dedicated people from the Nurses, Physios, Support staff, Ward Clerk and Domestic staff, everyone ensured my stay went smoothly from the moment I was admitted, being made ready for theatre, coming back on the ward from theatre, food and drinks, cleanliness on the ward, medication, physio, discharge and any follow up appointments and information that I needed was all handled with minimum fuss and a smile. All the staff who I came into contact with during my short stay were fantastic and an absolute credit to your Hospital, I hope they can be made aware of my appreciation and deepest thanks for all the wonderful care they gave me.

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Response from Fairfield General Hospital

Thank you for leaving your comment regarding your stay on ward 9 at Fairfield General Hospital. We are pleased you found the consultant patient, knowledgeable and reassuring; we are also pleased you found the staff professional, friendly and helpful. We will be pleased to forward your comment to the ward manager to share with the rest of the team

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