"Heart Attack"

About: Colchester General Hospital

On the 29th July 2015 unfortunately I suffered a heart attack and was taken by ambulance to Colchester Hospital.

The care and expertise I received was absolutely brilliant from start to finish.

The ambulance service saved my life and the hospital gave it back to me.

I was in Dedham Ward for a week and just could not fault the care and dedication from all the staff, they were all brilliant and made a very scared man feel safe and secure.

I can only say a very huge thanks to the NHS, Ambulance Staff and all the Doctors, Nurses and staff at Colchester Hospital and Dedham Ward for their wonderful care, thank you so much.

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Response from Colchester General Hospital

Many thanks for taking the time and trouble to post this compliment - it was pleasing to learn that you had such a universally positive experience!

We can't access individual's health records for any reason other than direct patient care so I was wondering if you could possibly consider emailing me a daytime phone number via info@colchesterhospital.nhs.uk so that I can contact you in order to find out more.

Thank you for considering this request and thanks again for your kind words, which have already been shared with staff who I know will appreciate them as much as I do.

Mark Prentice, Head of External Relations

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