"Whilst not pleasant, procedures never..."

About: University Hospital Of North Tees

What I liked

I was a patient at the day case unit for an epidural injection, very nervous and anxious about hospitals and needles, my nurse and the anaesthetist in particular were very patient and helpful and ensured that my procedure was relatively straight forward.

What could be improved

Nothing I found the experience whilst not pleasant (of course) but the nurse and anaesthetist couldn't have done any more to ensure that I felt listened to and assured.EpiduralNervousAnaesthetists

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Response from University Hospital Of North Tees

Dear jules73 – We understand that patients can feel nervous about procedures in hospital and our staff work hard to try and put people at their ease. We’re pleased your experience was as good as it could be and we hope you are making a good recovery. Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment on NHS Choices.

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