"Well done to all involved"

About: Airedale General Hospital / Accident and emergency Airedale General Hospital / General medicine NHS 111 Skipton General Hospital / General surgery Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust / Emergency ambulance

(as the patient),

Following my umbilical hernia operation in Dec last year, this morning I was in significant distress due to severe constipation. I have no motions for 6/7 days, extended stomach, sweating with pain. I rang 111 service. I then visited Doctor at Skipton Hospital, then returned home. The District Nurse arrived at 13-00am, gave depositary, no bowel moment. An ambulance arrived at 3-45am, in Airedale Hospital at 4-15am.

Doctor gave full examination, medication to use, in the meantime had high bowel movement, arrived home at Gargrave at 6-15, much more comfortable.

Thank you to all the team, the service was superb, well done to all involved.

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Response from Airedale General Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to provide this positive feedback about the care and treatment you received.

Your comments have been passed onto the Emergency Department.

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