"My RPH experience"
About: Royal Perth Hospital / Elective & Emergency Orthopaedic Surgery & Bone Tissue Bank Royal Perth Hospital Elective & Emergency Orthopaedic Surgery & Bone Tissue Bank Perth 6000 Royal Perth Hospital / Goderich Street Outpatients Clinic Royal Perth Hospital Goderich Street Outpatients Clinic Perth 6000
Posted by Public Health Experience (as ),
I broke my wrist earlier this year and went to the ER @ RPH (Royal Perth Hospital) I spent over 6 hours there and received excellent treatment. I had a procedure called a bier block to reset the wrist in place. The staff made sure I was provided with all the information prior to the procedure. Although I would say, in retrospect I wouldn't have had it had I known the pain I'd experience during the procedure. But I repeat that the staff were great and I cannot speak highly enough of their support during the process.
I was regularly seen over the rehabilitation period and always treated with respect and thoughtfulness. Even though the outpatient clinic was extremely busy I was surprised with how well it functioned.
I started physio a couple of months later and was recently discharged by the department and during that time always felt that they cared about my progress in rehabilitation.
This was my first experience with the public health system and although I was filled with trepidation at the start by the end, was completely convinced that although it is stretched to the max, everyone I came in contact with were doing there best for me! This included the volunteers helping throughout the hospital.