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Posted Fri 26 October 2018

A common misperception is that plastic surgery focuses only on cosmetic procedures. In reality, plastic surgeons work in all disciplines within a busy hospital. Plastic surgery is one of the few medical disciplines that does not focus on one area of the body, but instead is used anywhere on the body where specialist plastic surgery intervention is needed.

Below we hear from a patient who required plastic surgery expertise following surgery by another specialty. The patient was kind enough to write a few words following her journey:

‘It’s hard to write a few words especially when I have so many totally gushing words I could write.

I would like to thank everyone for the extremely high level of care that I have received in Spire St Anthony’s Hospital from absolutely everyone I came into contact with during my 3 week stay and my continuing recovery treatment. From the moment I arrived I felt reassured that I was in safe hands. It has been an honour to watch this amazing team all work together and I shall continue to be forever grateful.’

Catherine Cowen writing as Patience Wellbeing, Plastic Surgery Blogger