We believe that our hospital provides outstanding care to patients needing treatment, but don’t take our word for it; see what others think about the services we deliver.
Read a selection of our patient testimonials below, and discover the positive impact that treatment with us can have on your quality of life through the personal stories of previous patients.
For many people going to hospital for a knee replacement operation means recovering from surgery, being cared for by hospital staff and doing what the physiotherapist tells you to do – but for one Yeovilton man it also provided the opportunity to write a daily account of his treatment for his web site.
Damage to his shoulder following a fall meant pain and a temporary stop to his tennis-playing days for Nigel Lane, 80, from Street. Surgery to his shoulder and later to his thumb at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre means that he is now pain free and looking forward to returning to the tennis court.
For Dr Valerie Stewart, a semi-retired industrial psychologist from Wincanton, becoming aware that she had cataracts was a gradual process.
When marathon running and cycling policeman Daniel Bishop, 41, from Taunton experienced pain while out running, he thought it was simply groin strain.
Sheila Billinghurst, 85, from North Curry has been so pleased with her hip and knee operations at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre that she has been moved to deliver her thanks in verse.
Maxine Woodgate from Street, Somerset was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 18 years ago. She and her husband Pete have lived with the condition all these years, so when Max’s knee became so bad that she couldn’t get about it made life very difficult.