"My daughter was warmly welcomed"

About: Tameside General Hospital / Ear, Nose and Throat

(as a parent/guardian),

My youngest daughter has suffered swollen tonsils for many years to the point that they were affecting her pronunciations and health well being. When we went to see Mr Karagama at his children's clinic, he was very caring and supportive of our worries and concerns.

It was truly amazing to see how well Mr Karagama dealt with my daughters nervousness and shyness. He showed true professionalism every step of the way.

On the day of her operation to remove her swollen tonsils, my daughter was extremely upset and worried, Mr Karagama and his staff were very nice and supportive and ensured that my daughter was warmly welcomed during her stay in hospital.

Mr Karagama and his team are truly a benchmark for all other consultants to follow. Highly recommended anytime.

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Response from Lindsay Stewart, Deputy Director of Nursing, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for taking the time to post these lovely comments. We are working hard to ensure patients receive the best care and treatment and it is great to receive feedback like this. I will ensure your comments are passed to Mr Karagama and his team.

Thank you again

John Goodenough

Director of Nursing

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