"Consultant&staff, Anaethetist & staff"

About: Royal Oldham Hospital

I was admitted to your hospital o thursday27 November for a shoulder replacement(t7) I was seen by the anaethetist before my op and he was so reassuring, (I dont have a good medical history) He explained exactly what he was going to and I felt a lot better. I also saw the registar who also put me at my ease. The staff on the ward were excellent! When I went to theatre along with one particular member of staff were two anaesthetistswho gave me a Nerve block? and then he put me to sleep. The after care in recovery was good and then back to the ward. After an hour I was sitting up having sandwiches and a cup of tea. The anaethetist came to see me the morning after he was pleased with how everything went. The Consultant was ringing to see how I was obviously a very busy man) Two days later on the Saturday I was on my way home, this is the first time I have been in the 'Royal' and I cant praise you all enough. Please pass on my thanks to all concerned! Mrs Brenda Collingwood I am recovering really well

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Response from Royal Oldham Hospital

Thank you for your comment regarding your visit to the Orthopaedics department at the Royal Oldham Hospital. We are so pleased you were happy with the service we provided for you and pleased you found all the staff excellent. We will forward your comment to the department manager to share with the rest of the team.

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