"Really pleased with care "

About: Ninewells Hospital / Gynaecology

(as the patient),

I recently had a hysterectomy in Ward 36 at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee. I was really pleased with the care I got.

All the staff I came into contact with were lovely and made me feel nothing was too much trouble for them.

I was extremely scared when I arrived but luckily I was first on the list so didn't have long to hang about. My pain relief was properly dealt with at all times and I was regularly reminded that I could have more any time I needed it so that was not a problem.

My only real complaints were that the ward was very noisy at night but I do realise that most of it was unavoidable. Also the food was not too good but as I didn't have much appetite after my op that wasn't a problem for me.

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Responses

Response from Tracey Passway, Clinical Governance and Risk Team Leader, Clinical Governance and Risk, NHS Tayside

NHS Tayside welcomes your feedback. Your comments will now be shared with the relevant departments. We will pass your comments on about the food to our Catering Team. We are trying different ways to reduce noise on ward 36, as we realise this is something we could improve on.

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