"Hope after all for new knee"

About: Fairfield General Hospital

I had a very helpful and informative meeting with Advanced Senior Practitioner regarding an increasingly painful, long-term knee complaint. I had been very disappointed to be informed by Ramsbottom Health Centre, after X-Ray, that I wouldn't be eligible for help. However, I was offered an appointment with the Practitioner who was very sympathetic to my situation and showed me how the knee had degenerated since earlier X-Rays taken eight years ago. Consequently I am now awaiting an appointment with a Specialist in the hope of getting rid of the pain and not fearing that I'd need two sticks to get about before long. Thanks.

Story from NHS Choices

Do you have a similar story to tell? Tell your story & make a difference ››

Responses

Response from Fairfield General Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments; they have been shared with the staff member involved in your care and their managers.

  • {{helpful}} of {{total()}} people think this response is helpful