"hernia repair"

About: Peterborough City Hospital

I have just undergone an inguigal hernia repair. I have to say that the lead up to the operation was long,painful and traumatic through to pre-op due to staff not reading notes correctly never the less on 13th July 2015 1 met with the surgeon pre op and they went through the procedure in detail and operated that afternoon the operation was carried out with a spinal block due to other health reasons and I am more than delighted with the outcome the operation was virtually pain free,recovery very efficient as were the ward staff but all credit goes to the surgeon and their team The surgeon is a very competent and professional surgeon and i have had very little pain after surgery and 1 week later the wound is almost healed and the scar is minimal

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Response from Lesley Crosby, Deputy Chief Nurse, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

I am so sorry that you found the journey leading up to your operation difficult however I am please that the operation itself went well. I hope that you are continuing to recover and I will ensure your comments are passed on so we can learn from them

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Response from Peterborough City Hospital

Thank you for your lovely comments. I would like to apologise for the problems you experienced in the lead up to your operation and I am sure staff will look and learn from your comments

Regards

Lesley Crosby, Acting Deputy Chief Nurse

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