"Returning to my local health service"

About: Beechworth Health Service Acute Unit

(as the patient),

Earlier this year, after a six week stint in a major cancer Melbourne hospital, I  transferred to the Acute Unit at the Beechworth Health Service. It was such a relief to be 'home' and to be somewhere where I didn't have to tell my story over and over again.

The first week of my return in many ways is a blur, but I have memories of staff pulling down blinds and shutting doors to enable me to sleep, and tending to my hideous radiation burns, which at times I thought were never going to leave me.Thank you to all those who played a part, large or small, in my recovery. It is much appreciated.


Response from Mark Ashcroft, CEO, Beechworth Health Service nearly 2 years ago
Mark Ashcroft
Beechworth Health Service
Submitted on 09/11/2018 at 11:46
Published on Care Opinion at 12:00

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Dear julyne47,

Thank you for your feedback. It's important to us that people feel at 'home' when they need hospital based care in their community. I'm very pleased that our clinical care team was able to provide care support for you at BHS based on what mattered most to you.

Kind Regards,

Mark Ashcroft

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