"My hip replacement"

About: Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital / Trauma and Orthopaedics

(as the patient),

I had my right hip replacement in mid July this year, having had my left hip replacement in June last year. Again a very good experience generally. I wondered why my wound this time round, was closed in a different way, I discovered at my follow-up appointment, that this had been carried out strictly for my benefit, as I reported being in distress towards the end of the procedure, having had a spinal anaesthetic. Thank you for being so considerate! Although living alone, I managed really well from the outset, and made a full recovery so quickly - thank you again Mr Ingham and your excellent team.

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Responses

Response from Janice Bradfield, Senior Communications and Membership Manager, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your hip surgery. Mr Ingham and the team will be pleased to hear that you are making a good recovery.

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