"Treatment of my wife's SVT incident."

About: Weston General Hospital

My wife woke in the night with her heart rate racing, we were advised by NHS advice line (111) to make our way to nearest A&E department. After a 30minute trip arrived at Weston General A&E reception around 4:00am on a Saturday morning. My wife's discomfort prompted a nurse to check her pulse. Quickly assessed as about 190bpm. A wheelchair was found and she was moved to major ward. Checks confirmed SVT. All staff were constantly reassuring and efficient in their treatment. The stay was approximately 4 hours in all, until my wife's condition had stabilised sufficiently to allow her to return home. We are both grateful for the excellent treatment received in a stressful time.

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Response from Weston General Hospital

Thank you for your kind comments. Our aim is to deliver excellent patient care - we're pleased you wife has recovered and is home. We will pass your comments on to the A&E team.

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