"Attendance at the Oncology department, Weston..."

About: Weston Park Hospital

Following emergency surgery in July 2015, I had to attend the Oncology department (Consultant and Day Case Unit) on a fortnightly basis for chemotherapy. This was a scary, worrying time for me and I can honestly say, that every member of staff I had any dealings with treated me with compassion, sympathy and respect, explaining everything fully and with the utmost kindness and professionalism. I can't praise the Consultant and staff there enough and thank them from the bottom of my heart for the way they helped me and supported me through a difficult few months. I have stopped the chemotherapy now and have still got a way to go to recovery, but wanted to publish this review, as one hears negative feedback about NHS staff all the time and I wanted to demonstrate that this was certainly not the case in my experience - they were all brilliant!

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Response from Deborah Hopkinson, Patient Experience Co-ordinator, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for providing such positive and heart warming feedback. This will be passed on to those staff involved as receving such compliments is alwahys welcomed by staff.

Kind regards and a Happy New Year.
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