"A & E with my broken wrist 17/02/2014"

About: Colchester General Hospital

I got to the hospitals A & E department at about 7:30pm on 17/02/2014 and was seen within half hour where I was given pain relief and sent for an X-Ray straight away. Waited 20 mins to go in for X-Ray then on return to where I was seen the doctor looked at the X-Ray said I had broken my wrist and without any delay the same doctor did the plaster cast and I was out of the hospital and on my way home by 9pm which is something that has never happened before as normally I would have been waiting for 4+ hours and all of the staff where fantastic. Thank you very much guys and keep up the good work.

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Response from Colchester General Hospital

Many thanks for your comments and taking the time to submit them. We try really hard to improve our services based on the comments we receive from our patients, their relatives or carers. We have a quarterly At Our Best Awards scheme which recognises staff achievements and thanks them for what they do. It has a team category, an individual and a volunteer category. You could enter the team/the person you were kind enough to write in about, by clicking here! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/At_Our_Best_Awards Could you also email the Colchester Gazette and ask them to publish a letter? Email is: gazette.letters@nqe.com Lastly, we ask people like you who support our hospital to show that support by becoming a member. Sign up here: http://bit.ly/1c0LPjY You’ll get our Mainstream magazine four times a year for free! And don’t forget, you could follow us on Twitter or “Like” us on our Facebook Pages. Many thanks

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