"Endoscopy- colonoscopy at the Victoria Kirkcaldy"

About: Victoria Hospital / Day Surgery

(as the patient),

I had a colonoscopy the other day at the Victoria in Kirkcaldy. I can honestly say the nurses were the nicest and kindest I've ever come across. They made me feel so relaxed. I was quite nervous and embarrassed about it but that soon left me. I even managed no pain relief and I have no doubt they helped with me being able to do that. I know I'd never be frightened or embarrassed to have to go there again, as their care and attention was second to none. Clear they loved their job!

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Response from Gillian Ogden, Clinical Nurse Manager, Planned Care, NHS Fife

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Dear L123

Thank you so much for your lovely post, it made me feel really proud!

Coming for a colonoscopy is a daunting experience and I can understand why you felt nervous before coming in, therefore it is great to hear that our staff made this easier for you. I will share your post with all the Endoscopy staff now and they will be delighted to read your comments so thank you again for taking the time to post.

I hope that you have recovered well from your procedure.

Kind regards

Gill Ogden

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