"Day Surgery in NE Surgery Centre"

About: Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Gateshead)

I had shoulder surgery on 8 January 2015 as a day patient. The treatment I had was very efficient and caring, and I felt totally confident that I was being properly cared for. The nursing staff were reassuring, and the medical team were the best. My anaesthetist took good care of me, my surgeon painstakingly repaired a badly damaged rotator cuff, and I am well on the way to a good recovery with the help of the physiotherapists. I was worried that I may not have a good outcome before the procedure, but I am delighted with the progress I am making. I would like to express my gratitude for a job well done by caring, talented professionals. Thank you.

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Response from Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice comment about our Surgery Centre. We pride ourselves in the training that we provide to our staff so we're pleased to hear that your experience was such a positive one. It is also great to hear you are making good progress and we'll pass on your comments to the Surgery Centre team.

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