"Efficient care for skin biopsy"

About: Holme Valley Memorial Hospital / Day surgery

(as the patient),

Very efficient system and day surgery at Holme Valley hospital in Holmfirth, where my concerns and anxieties were listened to and the biopsy performed immediately.

My only minor criticism was the group of four staff in the theatre continued with their conversation about eating black pudding with goat cheese and pork as if I wasn't there - or perhaps a vegetarian? A little more awareness of a patient in the room would have been appreciated!

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Response from Louise Thornton, Customer Engagement Manager , Adults Planned and Health and Wellbeing Business Unit, Locala Community Partnerships We have made a change

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Thank you for posting and sharing your experience. The staff would like to apologise about the conversation and topic whilst you were in theatre, they have in the past talked about different subjects to help take peoples mind off their surgery and try to engage people in conversation. The team has reflected on your post and really appreciate your comments.

Thank You again

Louise

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