"my check-in for admission was ..."
About: Spire Cheshire Hospital Spire Cheshire Hospital Warrington WA4 4LU
Posted by gastroscopy day case
What I liked
my check-in for admission was dealt with in a speedy and efficient manner(no time to sit fretting!)
i was warmly greeted and shown to my room by a nurse, who gave me a step by step account of what would be happening next and who would be taking care of me etc.
i found this information extremely helpful as i had arrived at the hospital alone, and as its not a situation i'm used to being in, i was fairly nervous!
shortly after, a nurse came in and checked my bp etc.
then once i was ready in my very striking theatre gown! A nurse and a porter came for me, and took me to theatre in a wheelchair (far nicer than being wheeled down various corridors on a bed!) i was then greeted in theatre by an extremely friendly surgeon and his theatre staff.
my recovery was a fairly low key affair with gentle voices and the odd shushing sound of the bp machine. ( no thrashing around the bed from me! like i'd imagined!)
i was later discharged and went home with post op info and a reasurring word.
the hospital was spotless and i found every member of staff to be courteous, friendly and dedicated.
from start to finish, my whole experience of the choose and book system, via my g.p. was very quick and efficiently dealt with.
many thanks to all involved.