"varicose vein surgery"

About: Russells Hall Hospital

I was admitted for varicose vein surgery on the 21/10/2014 and I was worried about the procedure and was reassured from start to finish of what was going to happen. I would like to give a massive thank you to the surgeon who performed my operation and came onto the day surgery ward to talk to me before the operation I would also like to say thank you to the anaesthetist who also reassured me and also came to see me on the ward and went through the procedure. When I was in the recovery department I was looked after very well and was given pain relief when I needed it, I was then taken to the ward and was given food and drink before I was allowed home the staff on the day surgery ward were lovely and treated me with respect.

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Response from Russells Hall Hospital

Thank you, Gail, for submitting your positive feedback about our vascular surgery team. We understand that visiting hospital for a surgical procedure can be a daunting experience so it is wonderful to hear you were so pleased with the care and treatment you received during and after your surgery and that the staff looking after you were able to reassure you about your treatment. We have passed your lovely comments onto our members of staff involved in your operation and after care.

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