"Great service and consideration"

About: John Radcliffe Hospital

Great service on 2cnd January. Am from New Zealand visiting family and had need for checking my condition...rang 111 who advised going to JR as soon as possible..triaged in 30 minutes,X-ray and ECG and bloods done and discharged with a prescription in just over 2 hours... All done in busy environment . Had thought NZ had a great health service but this experience of mine shows you have a great service....my possible concern was that I needed to go to a A&E And not local gp? Amazed that no charges were made as although we have reciprocal arrangements between countries some charge may stop some " unnecessary" time involvement for minor situations which could be sorted by say a pharmacist.

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Response from John Radcliffe Hospital

Thank you so much for taking time to share such a positive experience. I am glad that the care you received was such an excellent standard, that you were seen and treated quickly. I am pleased that you were impressed with the care that the UK’s NHS provided, we strive to provide excellent, and compassionate care . It has been a joy to share your thanks with staff working in A&E at the John Radcliffe Hospital, and with senior nurses and management. I hope that your treatment is progressing well.

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