"Great patient focus and professionalism"

About: Wishaw General Hospital / Paediatrics

(as a parent/guardian),

My son was attending Ward 19 (Paediatrics) at Wishaw General recently and was very apprehensive about getting a blood taken. Attended the ward and staff were very comforting, caring, professional and totally understood his anxieties, They focused on the patient and kept reassuring and managed to get the blood test done without hassle. They also reassured and spoke to him afterwards making sure he was ok and settled before leaving. The professionalism and attention to my son was fantastic.

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Response from Richard Burgon, General Manager, North East Unit, NHS Lanarkshire

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Dear Joehands1980

Thank you for your very positive comments on the professionalism and reassuring manner of the staff in the Wishaw General Hospital Paediatric Unit, when taking blood from your son. I am extremely glad that your sons experience reduced his anxieties and that the staff attitude and approach delivered the high standard of patient care that we aspire to. I will ensure that your comments and reflections are passed on to the staff working in the Paediatric Unit.

Richard

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