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  • Patient Opinion's picture

    Operation efficient enough, pre and post operative visits very inefficient.

    Having had extremely heavy, constant bleeding for a couple of years, I was diagnosed with fibroids. It was suggested that I have an IUD inserted rather than a hysterectomy. Being on a low income without health insurance, I opted to have this done in the public system. The actual operation was efficiently done, but the amount of time wasted on seeing me multiple times before and after the operation, to no purpose, has been very annoying for me. My first appointment was fine; lots of information taken and details checked. I was told I would have my operation cancelled if I didn't attend...Read more
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