"on a recent visit I was sent for ..."

About: Cannock Chase Hospital

(as the patient),

What could be improved

on a recent visit I was sent for some xrays on my feet due to R A. the staff where as usual very good but, I had to climb onto a two step wooden structure in order for xrays to be done, as I am unsteady on my feet I had to hold onto something. The only thing to hold onto was a 20mm conduit running down the wall to a socket outlet, although these are fixed with saddles they are not designed as handles. If patients are expected to stand on boxes we should have a proper support to hold onto. This is my only concern as all other experiences have been good. Thanks, J Littleton.

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Response from Cannock Chase Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to comment about your recent visit to the hospital. We are pleased to hear that you were generally happy with the service you recieved. I will ensure that your concerns about wall supports are raised with the X Ray Department.

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