"Thank you for all your wonderful help!"

About: Wythenshawe Hospital

I was admitted to AMU through the A+E with severe headaches, photo phobia and persistent vomiting. Within the hour of arriving at the ED I was cannulated, had bloods taken and received IV analgesia and antiemetics. During CT, the radiographer turned off the lights for me and offered for me to wait in a dark room before transfer up to a ward because of my photophobia. It's the little suggestions such as that which reflected the compassion I received. I feel as though the staff couldn't have done enough to help. I was then admitted to a side room on AMU where the staff were more than welcoming, checked on me throughout my stay and ensured I was pain free and comfortable (particularly a staff nurse on AMU who was working the night shift of the 30.9.14) . The medical registrar on AMU was kind, respectful and explained procedures thoroughly to me, I was diagnosed and discharged 2 days later. I am an A+E nurse at a separate trust, I could not praise the care and compassion showed to me throughout my stay at Wythenshaw hospital.

Story from NHS Choices

Do you have a similar story to tell? Tell your story & make a difference ››

Responses

Response from Wythenshawe Hospital

Thank you for your comments regarding your care at Wythenshawe Hospital which have been passed to the staff involved. It is always appreciated when our patients take the time to let us know about their positive experience at this hospital. I do hope you are feeling better. Patient Experience Manager

  • {{helpful}} of {{total()}} people think this response is helpful