"Glaucoma Unit"

About: Royal Bolton Hospital

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I have attended the glaucoma unit in H block at Royal Bolton Hospital today and I was very impressed with the way that the staff dealt with me. I am a queasy patient and I was listened to and then responded to in a way that allayed my fears. I felt the examination was thorough and I trusted the doctor and other staff who saw me.

I do not think Royal Bolton Hospital as a site is very reassuring but once I was in the clinic I was totally reassured by the staff and as far as I am concerned on the evidence of this visit they deserve their reputation as one of the best eye units in England. I want to be proud of my local NHS hospital and Royal Bolton does not get very good press and I suspect it does have problems but I would definitely recommend people to use the eye unit.

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Response from Royal Bolton Hospital

We're so pleased to hear that you were happy with your care. It is great that people are prepared to say when things go well and not just if they don't, so thank you very much.

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