"They saved my life"

About: East Surrey Hospital

What I liked

I was admitted for an emergency appendectomy at around 10 am and was on the way to the operating theatre at around 4 pm for a successful operation. The East Surrey team saved my life, for which I am very grateful, and I only have 3 small scars to show for the experience.

What could be improved

I would have liked some advice on what it would be like post-op - voluminous and painful wind as well as pain from the incisions. The best advice I got was from an American website that said 'if it hurts, don't do it'!WebsiteScarsEmergencyOperating theatre

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Response from East Surrey Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your experience at East Surrey Hospital. We strive to deliver excellent, accessible healthcare and we’re pleased that your experience reflected the high standards we require. We will feed your comments about post-op information to the team.

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