"Thank you for my Aortic Root Replacement"

About: Golden Jubilee National Hospital / Cardiac Surgery Wishaw General Hospital / Cardiology

(as the patient),

I was Diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome in October 2013.

In October 2014 I arrived at the Jubilee, terrified. Dr Nikki Walker's team put me right at ease. Mr Danton my surgeon was Fantasic and Surgery went well. After my surgery I spent 12 days in High Dependancy 1, due to having Heart Blocks.

Every single Nurse who put up with me deserves a Medal. First Class treatment from all staff Members. In November I had my Pacemaker fitted by Dr Gardiner.

I couldn't fault 1 thing about my experience at the Golden Jubilee.

Thank You ALL so much for everything.

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Response from Marion Mark, Director of Hospital Services, Wishaw General Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire

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Dear Lynn1810,

I’m pleased to hear that your surgery was a success and I wish you well with your continuing recuperation. The Cardiology staff will be delighted to receive your comments.

Thank you for taking the time to get in touch.

Kind regards


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Response from Christine McGuinness, Communications Manager, Golden Jubilee National Hospital

Dear Lynn1810

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital.

Coming into hospital can be a scary experience, so we're glad to hear that our team put you at ease and that your surgery went well.

We think our staff do an excellent job, and it's great to hear when patients do too. We will pass your kind comments on to Dr Walker, Mr Danton and Dr Gardner and the nursing team.

Best wishes from everyone at the Golden Jubilee

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