"Heartfelt thanks to everyone on Darwen ward"

About: Royal Blackburn Hospital / Pendle view inpatient unit

(as the patient),

Heartfelt thanks to everyone and all on Darwen ward.

All my life I have suffered with claustrophobia and just the very thought of entering a lift fills me with dread. I would like to thank Sherrie for her support in helping me overcome my biggest fear and also a special mention for Tara, who supported Sherrie in her efforts to help me, thank you.

I would like to take the opportunity to thank all the ward staff for their care and support during my stay here. In particular, I would like to single out nursing assistant Lisa for her dedication to patients and there needs and always been there for us all. She is a wonderful, caring person. Thank you Lisa.

To all the staff - the care, help and support you have afforded me has been truly amazing.

I will be forever in your debt for giving me my life back and hope you will all be proud of my achievements very soon.

Lots of love and gratitude xxx

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Responses

Response from Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your posting about Darwen Ward. I am pleased to read how our staff have made such a difference to your care and treatment. It is important our staff hear what you valued most during your stay on the ward. They will be delighted to read such good feedback about how they were able to help you and we will make sure this gets passed back to all those involved with your care and especially those you have named.

Pauline Cullen

Step 5 Service Manager East Lancashire

Pendleview

Royal Blackburn Hospital

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