"Arthroscopic Knee Surgery"

About: Royal Derby Hospital

My 16 year old son recently had surgery at the Royal Derby Hospital to repair some damaged cartilage in his knee. Prior to the operation, he was quite apprehensive about the prospect of surgery but the staff on ward 207 and in the operating theatres in particular, were extremely kind and reassuring and really helped to put him at ease. His Consultant also took time to ensure he fully understood the surgery he required and the likely recovery period. I would highly recommend the Royal Derby Hospital to others requiring similar surgery.

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Response from Royal Derby Hospital

Firstly, may we apologise for the delay in responding to your review. However, we were delighted to receive your kind comments and were pleased to hear that your son's experience as a patient in our hospital, was such a positive one. We will certainly ensure that your feedback is shared with the relevant staff as they will also be most appreciative. May we take this opportunity to wish you and your son our very best wishes and once again, thank you for taking the time to provide us with this valuable and important feedback. Kind regards The Patient Experience Team for Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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