Our 15 year old son recently underwent a Spinal Fusion operation at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore. This was the second operation he has had to help with his Scoliosis condition. We are delighted that it looks very successful and he is recuperating well.
The hospital was originally built for TB sufferers in the 1930s and many of the buildings date from then. The main hospital ( theatres, x-ray departments etc) are housed in what look like 2nd World War Nissen huts. Patients in the adolescent ward are wheeled to and from the main hospital along a semi-enclosed walkway regardless of the weather.
In spite of these conditions the standard of care and support from all of the staff could not be any better- they are truly remarkable and inspiring. There is also a tremendous sense of teamwork throughout all the different departments and it makes you feel so proud of the NHS.
In our small way we hope to raise a little money to help enable the hospital to be rebuilt and for the environment to match the outstanding care provided by all of the staff.
If you can help in any way then we would be hugely grateful!
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