"Kindness and compassion"

About: Wishaw General Hospital / General Medicine

(as a relative),

My husband spent the last 4 weeks of his life in ward 7 and was treated with nothing but kindness and compassion as was myself sadly he passed away in December 2014

I have nothing but praise for all the nurses in this ward and his consultant Dr. smith. nothing was too much trouble for any member of staff and I thank them from the bottom of my heart for all their compassion and for retaining my husbands dignity right to the very end.

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


Response from Gillian Corbett, Chief of Nursing Services, Wishaw General Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire

picture of Gillian Corbett

Dear hs1,

So sorry to hear that your husband passed away, condolences to you and your family. The nursing and medical staff in Ward 7 will be pleased to receive your feedback and know that your felt your husband received compassionate care delivered with dignity. I will ensure that your comments are passed on.

Kind Regards,

  • hs1 thinks this response is helpful
    {{helpful-1}} of {{totalOthers()}} other people think so too

Updates, changes and questions related to this story