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#1 Sun kissed

Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:06 PM

I'm looking for suggestions on a thank you present.
I'm having surgery in a couple of weeks and the surgeon has chose not to gap payment me as well as adding an extra list so I can have the operation before Xmas - I work where he operates.
Also the anaethetist is no gapping me.
This is saving me at a guess probably up to $2500 maybe even more.
The norm is to buy them a thank you present as a gratitude gesture.
I'm looking for any ideas....they are both quite young, maybe mid 30's, married with kids, right into fitness
Wine ?
Gift voucher ?

#2 I am a shape

Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:11 PM

spa voucher for some pampering?

#3 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:12 PM

I think a gift voucher is a great idea.  Perhaps from somewhere they can be sporting clothes?  

That's a wonderful thing they are doing for you, and lovely that you want to repay their generosity :-)

#4 Apageintime

Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:12 PM

Gold class movie tickets?

A good bottle of scotch?

#5 item

Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:29 PM

DO they have private secretaries?  I know the consultants I have worked with have noted a few special things they enjoy and leave it with their secretaries.  I would ask for hints.

#6 barrington

Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:38 PM

As the spouse of one of the above specialists, wine and a thank you card is what is usually received.  And DH is always surprised and grateful when he does receive such thanks.




#7 elmo_mum

Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:40 PM

we gave our sons surgeon and his pead a box of choccies

most will give choccies or scotch - maybe go for some movie tix?

#8 Not Escapin Xmas

Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:40 PM

I would say a carefully chosen bottle of wine and a nice card. A voucher isn't really much different to just paying them more cash.

#9 Puffin

Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:42 PM

What about a voucher from red ballon? www.redballoon.com.au

They have gift vouchers for all sorts of 'experiences' ie swim with dolphins, cooking classes and everything in between. You buy a voucher for a nominated value and the recipient chooses their experience.







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