"My new year stay at Stepping Hill"

About: Stepping Hill Hospital

On Sat the 2nd of January I found myself admitted to Stepping Hill hospital with a temperature and abdominal pains, firstly I was assessed on Ward C3, the nurses that took my bloods and dealt with me were very professional and warm with an easy nature.

I was looked at by a Dr who seemed so on top of everything and confident in their assessment that it quickly put me at ease.

I was then moved to C6, where I spent Saturday night and then Short stay surgical for the Sunday night.

Even though I was moved which was explained because of the new year influx, I at no time was left or felt like my care suffered, in fact I cannot praise enough literally every member of staff I came into contact with, even observing them deal with rude or awkward patients in a respectful and polite manner.

Luckily my woes were controlled quickly and I was able to leave on the Monday afternoon, feeling a lot better than when I arrived.

Finally I would like to mention the food, all the jokes about hospital food banished, it was hot tasty plenty to chose from and well.... Great.

In a time when everybody is so easy to criticise, just about everything and everyone and moan and winge I felt it was the least I could do to take the time to praise a lot of under appreciated people for a difficult job fantastically done.

I apologise for the grammar as it was wrote on my phone.

Thank you, kindest regards and Happy New Year.


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Response from Stepping Hill Hospital

Many thanks for taking the time to post your comments on the NHS Choices website.

I have forwarded them to the wards and teams involved in your care and am pleased to hear that you had such a positive experience.

I do hope that you have now fully recovered and wish you well for the New Year.

Kind regards

Patient and Customer Services Manager

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