A wee note on the anniversary of my surgery to say a Big THANK YOU again to all of you for looking after Frances and I so well. Please convey my thanks to to the surgeons and God Bless
The whole experience with Taqtik Health was wonderful. I cannot thank you and all the people of Taqtik Health enough, you are all amazing. I have been singing your praises to everyone, and have given your website to all who are interested. Thanks for everything.
Thanks for everything whilst I was there – I really had a positive experience and I will certainly remember the whole thing so fondly. Everything is good with my surgery results – looking better day by day as the swelling goes down. I was really so happy with the results straight away and couldn’t believe that there was hardly any swelling or bruising. Take care and say hi to everyone and a big thank you for looking after me so well. I really really appreciate it.
I would do it again in a heartbeat. For less than I would have paid here, I got the attention of the top doctors, in the top hospital, with around the clock care for three days and a holiday for my whole family. It is an experience that is unbeatable. I still can’t get over the generosity and good nature of the local people, they are all wonderful. Thank you so much for making this experience possible. I feel like myself again. I feel like this is a new beginning to the rest of my life and makes me realize too, that nothing is final and inevitable and anything that you don’t like or are uncomfortable with, you can change. It gives me hope that the future can be anything I want it to be.
I had been on a waiting list for 3 years before exploring other options. I started with a consult, and then decided to get a treatment plan. I met my surgeon the night before my surgery and he spoke at length to me of the procedure and as stated before he did make me aware of complications that could happen and assured me that every possible care would be taken to prevent anything not going to plan. I was fully aware of everything that was going to happen to me and my post op care also. I was not nervous in any way and felt totally confident and at ease with what I was about to do. I thought that I would feel a little apprehensive and nervous but having the support I had I was fine. I undertook my trip alone which was a big decision to make, being in a foreign country let alone having surgery. As I mentioned before, I did a lot of research which prepared me for my adventure. Of course the cost of the package also had an impact on my decision. I could never have afforded the surgery in Australia with the cost being double my whole holiday in Malaysia.
I had no idea what my procedure would cost after being told the waiting list was two years in the public system. In contrast, once I received my price from Taqtik, everything was laid out so it was easy for me to understand. The surgeon was great, the hospital was first class, and the accommodation and follow up care excellent. Malaysia is such a vibrant and developed country and I felt safe and secure at all times. Something I hadn’t counted on was the great friends I made while I was there. There were many other patients having different procedures done. It created a really supportive network of people to have around you. I would never have been able to get such a good recovery period at home with the children to look after. For once in my life I felt like I was the one getting looked after, and after four children I can assure you it was about time! Certainly the sense of trepidation I felt before going was terrible. I wish I hadn’t taken so long to decide to go. In fact I was so nervous that I kept a diary of my experience and put it online as a blog so others considering surgery could see what the experience was like.
Certainly it was no holiday in the conventional sense. It was surgery. I was particularly dubious about going offshore. I didn’t want to end up in some third world location with unsafe and unhygienic hospitals. I admit that when I booked to go, I did so on the proviso that if I was not happy when I met the surgeon and visited the hospital I didn’t have to go ahead. I could simply stay and have a holiday. No-one in Australia would give me the same type of option. In Australia the cost is high, you have to pre-pay before your hospital date and you’re required to sign a disclaimer so that your surgeon doesn’t take any real responsibility for anything that happens later. I’m really happy with the results of my surgery.
I was nervous to ask my doctor for a referral to another doctor and obtain my medical file. Suprisingly he was very supportive and recommended I explore all options available. I was really pleased to be able to get a certified copy of my file, and explore all options. I decided to not go ahead with the treatment due to personal obligations, but I do have the treatment plan ready - should I go ahead! Thanks you TaqTik for giving me options!
I am quite amazed that the media seems to be so negative towards these kind of affordable surgery packages. My experience was so positive and I have nothing but praise for their staff, the hospital staff and my doctor. I did a lot of research on the types of surgery in Asia before I made my decision, and I was able to download my Doctor's CV, so I did have information about him before I even made my decision. I also was able to make contact with other clients in Cairns to get more information. I had numerous emails from staff throughout the four months prior to my surgery, and they were always happy to answer any questions promptly that I had in regards to anything at all about my holiday, accommodation, surgery etc.
Thank you for your care and follow up. I will recommend you to my fellow work mates. I know there are plenty of people that would love to do what I have done. There is a market for this in my own country.