Patient Stories

At Spire Harpenden Hospital we are dedicated to offering excellent levels of care to our patients. 

Some of our patients have kindly agreed to share their experiences with us

Orthopaedic: Shoulder 

Stuart King - Frozen Shoulder  
"Mr Sharma put me at ease and took the time I needed to reassure me and make sure I knew all I needed"
Read more about Stuart's experience here 

Barrie King - Rotator cuff repair

"I knew I wanted the best treatment possible, so I decided I wanted to complete my treatment there"

Read more about Barrie's experience here 

Orthopaedic: Hip

Jill Maynard - Total Hip Replacement

"The whole team were absolutely wonderful, nothing was too much trouble."

Read more about Jill's experience here 

BRCA testing and preventive treatment

Ms Philippa Dimmock 
"The service at Spire was brilliant, I can’t fault it at all"

Read more about Philippa's experience here 


Karen Greener - Mole Removal
"My advice to anyone who is concerned would be to get it checked!"

Read more about Karen's experience here


Prolapse repair
"Mr Fayyad explained everything, he was very calming and I felt like I was in such good hands. He was reassuring in a really good way"

Read more about a patient's experience of prolapse repair here

Physiotherapy: Hydrotherapy 

Alan Hawes and Peter Dunkley - Self Help Hydrotherapy
 "Like being on the moon"

Read more about Alex and Peter's experiences here 


Post-operative Physiotherapy

Denise Kearney: Training to climb Mount Kilimanjaro after knee surgery

"Not only have they helped me recover physically, but also mentally, showing me that I can do things which I had previously thought were impossible"

Read more about Denise's experience and training here

Breast Augmentation 

"It’s the third best decision I’ve ever made, after having kids and getting married" 

 Read more about a patient's experience of a breast augmentation 

Orthopaedic: Ankle

Tilly Rasmussen - Bostrom Resconstructive Surgery

"The nurses were fantastic and Mr Deol was amazing" 

Read more about Tilly's experiences here


Sarah Church - Acupuncture for relief of headaches

"I had six sessions of acupuncture in total, and the results were immediate" 

Read more about Sarah's experiences here

Cancer Treatment and Chemotherapy 

Read the stories of two patients who have had surgery for breast cancer and chemotherapy at Spire Harpenden

Eirian Baker "Everyone is so empathetic and encouraging and you can tell they have amazing enthusiasm for what they do, which makes me feel really safe."

Read more about Eirian's experience here


Jane Kapoor "I can't praise all the nurses enough; they always welcome you with a smile and spend as much time with you as you need." 

 Read more about Jane's experience here

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