About 10 million patients undergo surgery annually in the UK About 20-30% of patients have postoperative complications after major abdominal surgery Major surgery is associated with a 40% reduction in functional capacity 250,000 patients are at higher risk from surgery annually due to their health problems Major surgery is like running a marathon—and both require …
Having a bowel operation is a significant event and whilst one is in hospital, the security of the hospital and the knowledge that the staff have all the skills to look after you is reassuring. However, going home after surgery however must be daunting for all patients, with concerns about what to expect and what …
I would like to offer you and your team my most grateful thanks for everything you have done for me with regard to my recent panproctocolectomy operation.
The care I have received has been exemplary from my first interview with you, through superb nursing care, to discharge from hospital last week.
I would like to say heartfelt thank you for listening to me. I had been in a lot of pain for a long time and for arranging a speedy examination and subsequent sorting out my ailment.
After being in pain and discomfort for most of this year, it is a relief to feel 'normal again and I am extremely grateful to you.
This is a patient information video that explains about a stoma (ileostomy or colostomy).