"Emergency pacemaker"

About: Papworth Hospital

My husband was taken ill a month ago,he had complete heart block,pulse of only 30,then decreasing to a low of 19. The ambulance crew that attended were wonderful,and after a blue light dash to Addenbrookes,followed by the same to Papworth,he was taken to Varrier Jones and a pacemaker was quickly inserted. The hospital and all the staff gave excellent care,there is no aspect of this hospital that can be faulted. All in all I can only thank everyone involved in his care,also they looked after me and our relatives,I was able to stay in the hospital with him which was very much appreciated. I have no hesitation in recommending this hospital most highly. Thank you everyone so much Mrs C Snell

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Response from Papworth Hospital

Dear Mrs Snell, thank you so much for taking the time to let us know of the positive experience your husband had while he was cared for at Papworth Hospital. Our staff strive to offer the best possible care for our patients who can often come in with very serious conditions. We are also pleased to hear that you had a positive experience while visiting your husband. Thank you for you recommendation. Papworth Hospital

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