"good hospital"

About: Trafford Walk in Centre

I first attended the walk in centre at trafford general as i had not felt right over the christmas period and couldd not get an appointment with my g.p.I had to wait a little while as they were busy but that was ok.I thought i might have had an ear infection, as i have had them in the past,and would be sent on my way with a precription for antibiotics.when the doctor looked in my ears they wer fine but he was cncerned that i had some numbness and tingling in my face and said one of my pupils was larger and slower to react and immediately referred me to one of his colleagues over in MAU in the main hospital where i was assessed sraight away and because they thought it could be conected to a stroke as my blood pressure was very high also,they decided to keep me in overnight.when the consultant saw me the next day he discharged me but i had to go in on the monday at 9.15 for a head scan and was seen ontime and out by 10.i went back to out patients for the results about 10 days later and luckily my scan was normal and so i was discharged as i was now feeling much better,but told if the symptoms ever came back to return for more in depth tasts.I just want to say thankyou to professor Somerton and his team and all nurses and doctors at the hospital and walk in centre for their attention as although i wasnt expecting all that to happen i can rest assured that had it been a stroke i would have had the best chance of recoverey.I know i am lucky it wasnt serious but have sang your praises to all my friends and family and hope the hospital remains open for many years in the future,yours sincererely,Hilary Chamberlain.

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