"Brain Surgery (Mike Wren)"

About: The James Cook University Hospital

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Collapsed at home in Staithes on New Years Eve, rapid response & ambulance arrived in record time. Taken to A & E where staff did immediate tests to stabilise me & determine my treatment.

Admitted to ward 24 for around the clock monitoring which resulted in me needing brain surgery.

The surgeon and his team carried out my operation on 15/1/13, due to their excellant work the operation was a total sucess so i was allowed home Friday 18th January.

My post op meeting confirmed no further surgery is required only reqular scans as is standard with my condition.

Many thanks to all involved at James Cook Hospital for their excellant care and attention.

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Response from The James Cook University Hospital

Thank you for your kind words regarding your stay at The James Cook University Hospital. I am pleased to learn you are happy with the care and treatment you received and that your surgery was successful.

I shall forward your comments to the members of staff involved in your care, and I am sure they will be very pleased to read them.

It may interest you to know the trust runs a ‘Thank You Award’ scheme where NHS colleagues, patients and relatives can nominate staff in recognition of their work. These are presented throughout the year for acts above the call of duty or where staff have shown exceptional kindness towards patients and their relatives. Please contact the chairman’s office on 01642 854151 or email deborah.jenkins@stees.nhs.uk

With best wishes for the future

Yours sincerely

Mrs Linda Oliver

Patient Experience Co-ordinator