"Thank you for fixing me!"

About: University Hospital Lewisham / Accident and emergency

I was recently treated at the A&E and in the early pregnancy ward at Lewisham Hospital, I arrived while experiencing heavy bleeding from a miscarriage, in very bad pain and vomiting, scared and pretty desperate. I was really humbled by the level of care and compassion I received from everyone who helped me.

It was so reassuring to be in the hands of people that know just what to do and who clearly enjoy working together, Everyone gave me a little bit of extra time , a smile or entertaining chat. I found despite being at my lowest and needing to wear Hospital netty knicker, the biggest sanity pad/nappy ever in a hospital gown you all helped me find the humour in the situation especially when being wheeled around in a chair and trolley and I found your kindness instantly reassuring and I'm sure it aided my recovery. When I had to have the operation i was given the options and all the pros and cons where explain empowering me to feel It was the right decision and waking up after the general anaesthetic to music was surreal and euphoric. I haven't needed hospital care in years and I don't think I have ever truly understood what an amazing system the nhs is. Thank you so much guys I'm in awe of you all!

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Response from Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Thanks for amazing comments, we all try our best to be compassionate and caring as posssible,my mantra is treat patients as you would like to be treated. It is a huge boost to get positive comments in a negative world, thank you from the team, I hope you have recovered emotionally and physically.

Shirley Bogle

Clinical Specialist Nurse In Early pregnancy

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

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