"As previously stated, the personal treatment is..."
About: Cumberland Infirmary Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle CA2 7HY
Posted by Sammy Smi8th
What I liked
After being under Newcastle Freeman Hospital for 3 months, presenting with inability to pass water, and having two biopsies failed to be carried out (due to number of patients apparently!) then Hexham Hospital for one failed biopsy, I asked to be referred to Carlisle Infirmary. I attended on 13th January 2012, seeing a consultant, Urologist. I had my biopsy the following morning (a Saturday!). Within one month, I'd had an MRI scan, a bone scan, and was placed on hormone therapy to control prostate cancer (gleeson 4+5) tumour T3. My standard of care has been exceptional, and I would like to congratulate and thank not only the sonsultant, and the nurse specialist for their patience and thoroughness in my care. Not only them, but all the staff I met at Carlisle, including receptionists, canteen staff have been friendly and helpful, I found I was treated as an individual at Carlisle, not as a number as seemed to be the case at the Freeman Hospital , where I appreciate they have a lot more patients to see to, but feel Carlisle look after you far better.
What could be improved
At Carlisle - nothing!
Would highly recommend Carlisle to anyone!