"Very efficient and thorough"

About: Whitworth Hospital

Decided to visit Whitworth Minor Injury Unit this morning and what a pleasant experience it was.

No queue, after registering at reception I sat down waiting to be seen.

I think the board said average wait of 4 minutes, I was seen in 60 seconds.

Hand was x-rayed 5 minutes later.

Very reassuring to get a clear understanding of the injury.

Seen again within another 5 minutes, given a splint and referral to fracture clinic organised for on-going treatment.

All staff very polite and helpful.

Would definitely recommend anyone with a minor injury going here first.

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Response from Whitworth Hospital

Thank you Thomas for taking the time share your positive experience regarding the care received at Whitworth Hospital Minor Injury Unit.

I am pleased to hear that you were treated in a timely manner & received good quality information about your condition.

I hope this gives you assurance that you were being looked after by well trained staff with time to care and appropriate follow up care was arranged.

We continually strive to deliver the best possible individual care to our patients and feel privileged that you have taken the time to feed back to us.

The staff in MIU wish you a speedy recovery from your injury.

Neil Jones, Minor Injury Unit Manager – Whitworth Hospital, Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust

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