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on the 11th July my husband was admitted to RLUH with chest pain he is a normally fit and healthy 54 year old I called an ambulance as self help at home with indegestion remedies had not worked he was taken into a cubicle and was given further ECG which was unremarkable he was given further indegestion treatment and blood was taken and he was being kept for a period of observation ten minutes later he had a massive cardiac arrest with VF whcih came as a shock to both me and the attending staff he was worked on and shocked back to normal rythym he was then intubated and transferred to liverpool heart and chest for stent he was then transferred back to RLUH intensive care where he remained on life support for five days and then transfered to heart unit what a wonderful wonderful service we recieved from the minute we entered A and E to the ongoing cardiac rehab we were a very anxious family who were taken care of as well as the staff who had to care for my husband round the clock we as a family cannot fault the RLUH who kept us informed and provided all the information needed at the darkest of times stafff were caring motivated and professional we witnessed difficult families being treated with respect and dignity staff acted quickly to save my husbands life and made us feel safe and cared for

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Response from The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to write such kind comments about the Emergency Department at the Royal. We are very pleased that our staff were able to help your husband and to help put you at ease at what must have been a stressful time for your family. We very much hope he is getting back to good health now and will be sure to pass on your comments to our staff.

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