"Given the surprise of a prostate ..."
About: Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Birmingham) Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Birmingham) Birmingham B15 2TH
Posted by John Wilkinson (as ),
What I liked
Given the surprise of a prostate cancer diagnosis when I'd had no apparent symptoms, the experience of treatment and support by my consultant and his team, by the clincial nurse specialist and by the nursing staff of QED, MRI scanning and above all Ward West One was truly excellent. It is a magnificent tribute to the Hospital and the NHS in general that such quality care, treatment and support has been thus made available to me, thus minimising and hopefully eliminating the possiblty of metastases in the future.
What could be improved
Scratching my head hard to think of anything, the only thing that comes to mind, trivial in the context, is that the meals I received sometimnes bore only tangential relationship to what I'd ordered!
It was all at the time of reading in the media about the way extreme right political elements in the US were misrepresenting the Britsh NHS for their own ends. Lying in a QEH bed made listening to it especially infuriating!