"Emergency Visit to A & E 22 May 2015"
About: William Harvey Hospital William Harvey Hospital Ashford TN24 0LZ
Posted by Liz Atkins
I was rushed to William Harvey A & E by my Fiance on Friday Morning 22nd May 2015, due to being in extreme pain and passing out. Once I was booked in I was only in the waiting room a matter of minutes before I was wheeled in to see somebody( due to being extremely uncomfortable and nauseous). When it became apparent that I was in so much pain and discomfort the staff all rallied around and looked after both me and my Fiance with great care. I was held in A & E all day whilst being given pain killers, fluids and then antibiotics. The doctor was really pleasant and the Nurses particularly so. They remained very calm when things got a bit worrying for us at times. I was put into a side ward and given much care and attention despite the A & E having queues of people waiting to be seen to. I was amazed at the professionalism at all times and couldn't believe how busy A & E was. It took me a while to recover but at all times I was monitored by both a male and female nurse. My experience of the NHS has always been good but this one really made me feel secure in the knowledge that if I or any of my family became ill I would be seen and treated. I was extremely scared when I first went in and was treated with the utmost respect and dignity throughout. I would like to say a big thank you to all of the staff in A & E that day and let you know that your hard work and professionalism is much appreciated.