"Prostate cancer and ongoing problems!"

About: Box Hill Hospital / Urology Eastern Health

(as the patient),

Diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016 started seeing nurses and doctors at Box Hill. All staff were very caring right from the start making it easier to deal with the long road ahead. After my prostectomy more complications and ongoing surgeries for a stricture that wouldn't go away. Now after all the surgeries incontinence is the problem but surgery soon to fit AUS  (artificial urinary sphincter) will hopefully help that. Cancer has returned and plans for radiation treatment after surgery are in place.

Through all this and more to come I have had great care and support from everybody in Urology especially Linda and Pam. Appreciate everybody's assistance, at least I know I'm getting the best treatment thanks to all at Box Hill Hospital.


Response from David Plunkett, Chief Executive, Eastern Health 2 years ago
David Plunkett
Chief Executive,
Eastern Health
Submitted on 23/05/2018 at 12:52
Published on Care Opinion at 13:10

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Dear Great care and support

Thank you so much for sharing feedback on your experience while receiving care at Box Hill Hospital. It has certainly been an eventful journey for you and I was so pleased to read your positive comments about the urology team and especially Linda and Pam.

It will give me great pleasure to share your comments with them all and recognise the impact their efforts have had on your experience. Based on your feedback, I can see the Eastern Health values of Patients First, Kindness, Respect, Excellence, Agility and Humility are being used each and everyday!

I hope the next phase of your journey continues to be as positive as it has been and that you are able to get resolution of issues you're dealing with and the road is not too much longer!

Take care and thanks again so much Great care and support.

Kind regards


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