"coping with my mum's brain tumour"

About: Southern General Hospital

(as a carer),

My family were all devastated when my mum was diagnosed with a brain tumour in feb 2012.. My Mum was transferred to the southern general from our local hospital.

I can't sing their praises high enough of the care she was given. All the staff were very professional but more important to us they treated my mum as an individual and gave us some comfort that she was being well looked after.

Mr Mathieson the consultant/surgeon was with us every step of the way and made a very stressful time less difficult as he was always there to answer any questions. I'm happy to say my mum had her operation to remove tumour which was successful.

We are looking forward to celebrate her 75th birthday next week. It has been a very stressful time but has warmed our hearts of the goodness in others. Wish u all the best!

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Response from Paul Cannon, Head of Administration, Acute Services Division, Greater Glasgow & Clyde NHS

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to provide your very kind feedback.

I will ensure that this is passed on to those involved and I am sure that they will be very pleased to read your comments.

I am sorry that this posting was not acknowledged at the time, we had a break in our use of Patient Opinion, but we have now resumed doing so, and I thought it was still important to acknowledge your posting and where appropriate to pass comments on.

Once again, thank you for using the Patient Opinion feedback system, it is greatly appreciated.

I know Mr Mathieson and his team at the Southern General hospital will be delighted to read your very thoughtful and uplifitng remarks.

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