"Heart Attack"

About: Eastbourne District General Hospital

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I suffered a heart attack on the evening of March 1st and from the moment my wife telephoned NHS Direct everything went brilliantly. NHS after a few questions called an ambulance that arrived in 5 mins. I was taken to the DGH and was reviewed as soon as I arrived. Later taken up to the Cardiology Ward. The following day had a stent fitted and later undewent a Cardio version procedure. May I say at all times the staff were magnificent. I was treated with respect at all times and everything was explained to me as we went on. The staff went about their respective jobs with efficiency but at all times with humour. I particularly would praise the staff on at night who had to deal with two very difficult patients, their patiance was admirable. So thank you DGH and all your staff you are 1st class.

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Response from Eastbourne District General Hospital

Thank you very much for your kind comments about the standard of care you received at Eastbourne DGH. It’s always encouraging for staff to receive positive feedback. As a Trust we are committed to giving the highest quality of care to our patients, and we value all comments from patients and their families. It was extremely kind of you to take the time to provide feedback. I will ensure that your comments are shared with all the staff concerned. We hope that you are continuing to make a good recovery.

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