"A&E and SSU unit"

About: Salford Royal

On Saturday the 30th April 2016 I visited A&E department with an abcess in a private ladies part.

First how exceptionally helpful and kind were all the staff in the department, couldn't have asked for better service and attention.

after A&E I was transferred to SSU, the doctor introduced themself to me and really put me at ease (deep down I was terrified)

They wanted to book me into theatre for the following day but having a disabled husband I didn't want a GA and stay in overnight for obvious reasons.

They happily did what I asked and gave me a local and did the minor op there and then and was asking all the time and their partner was I ok and chatting to me to put me at ease.

It took about 20mins to do and then

I was off home with antibiotics and instruction on how to manage my wound.

how wonderful is the doctor and their team where on earth do you get treatment like that .

Only at Salford Royal Hospital, what a wonderful place.

Let no one call the NHS to me they all do a wonderful job

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Response from Salford Royal

We are happy to hear of your positive experiences of Salford Royal services. Our aim is to ensure we provide exceptional care in all of our wards and departments. Your comments will be passed onto the senior nursing teams in these areas.

Thanks again for your feedback and we wish you well with your recovery!

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