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About: Milton Keynes Hospital

I had reason to visit A&E late on Wednesday 18th February 2015 when it became obvious that what I thought was perhaps a cold was something stronger affecting my Asthma and compromising my breathing.It was my first ( and hope my only) visit as I live in SouthLakeland and was staying at my daughters near Leighton Buzzard after flying home from a weeks holiday in Turkey earlier that day. My first impressions I have to say, were not good in a pityingly small waiting area which was full, and no information about waiting times. However as my breathing was by now more laboured rapid and shallow I suspect I was fortunate to be part of some triage and didn't end up waiting as long as I feared. I was quickly given an assessment and put on the necessary meds to kick start my lungs. I am extremely grateful to such an efficient and reassuring bunch of obviously overworked professionals . They maintained a calm atmosphere talked me through everything and gave me confidence that I was in safe hands. I don't believe I could have had better treatment.They are unsung heroes who work tirelessly in blatantly difficult conditions. Thank you just doesn't seem enough. Barbara Newcombe

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Response from Milton Keynes Hospital

Dear Ms Newcombe, thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We will pass on your kind words of thanks and praise to the teams you have mentioned.

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