"I was very impressed with the professional, caring and speedy treatment"

About: Victoria Hospital / Respiratory Medicine

(as the patient),

I was referred to above respiratory medicine clinic after I queried a diagnosis of COPD. The specialist nurse Heather examined me, took respirometer readings, blood tests and sent me for an x ray all within an hour. Heather then spoke to the consultant when the x ray results came through and contacted me by phone the same day wth a diagnosis and plan of treatment. I was very impressed with the professional, caring and speedy treatment I received. Well done to all the team on this unit and in x ray. Please pass this on to staff concerned.

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Response from Louise Ewing, Patient Relations Manager, NHS Fife

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Dear Fi27

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience of our Respiratory Service. Heather and the team will be delighted to receive your positive feedback. A lot of work has taken place to improve efficiency and patient experience and what you describe is a tribute to that work. It was also good to hear you highlight the professional and compassionate approach of staff which is exactly what we are aiming to achieve. I will gladly share your feedback with the team and know this will encourage their hearts.


Louise Ewing

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