"The EAU and Dunlop wards"

About: Torbay Hospital

I have written to the Daily Mail and The Herald Express expressing my opinion of these two departments but thought that I would like to thank them more directly through this site. I'm an unremarkable old man rapidly approaching 90 and my expectations were low when I was taken by ambulance to A & E. I only spent a short time in the EAU dept. but was amazed by the quality of care given to me and to all the patients. I would like to thank them all. From here I was taken to the wonderful Dunlop Ward where I was quite overwhelmed by the care I was given by all the caring staff who are so wonderfully led by the lovely nurse in charge. I hope that my thanks reach them all. Even the catering was first class. This is no criticism of the staff but I unfortunately made the wrong decision to leave early because my brain was befuddled after being unable to sleep with the bright light over my bed and a very bright light shining from the adjoining cubicle the whole night. I've since bought a silk eye-mask for use if I ever go into the wonderful Dunlop ward again.

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Response from Torbay Hospital

We were delighted to read about the care and treatment you received recently across such a wide range of services in our hospital. We really appreciate you taking the time to provide this feedback and your kind comments will be shared with our staff. We wish you well with your ongoing recovery. Kind regards, South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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