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 …
According to Bowel Cancer UK, bowel cancer is the the fourth most common cancer in the UK. It accounts for the second highest cause of death from cancer. Almost 42,000 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer every year in the UK. More than nine out of ten new cases (94%) are diagnosed in people over …
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).