"a and e staff brilliant especially one doctor"

About: Colchester General Hospital

I attended a and a recently.I have suffered a aortic dissection which affects about thirty in a million people ,and a few survive, Long term care is still unsure as no one used to survive! I have survived this a aaa and the ambulance staff were brilliant and the doctor that attended me were brilliant,No one has ever explained my condition to me in a way that i can understand as they did.

They even escorted me to my ct scan as i was worried what it would show. Also i needed a drink and the staff got me one promtly.I can not say enough thanks to the paramedics and all the staff who attended me at colchester general hospital. Nothing was too much trouble,and I now have a better understanding of my condition.

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Response from Colchester General Hospital

Thank you for your wonderful comments which I will share with the team.

As a hospital we are continually trying to improve the patient experience and your comments have supported this - thank you!

Many kind regards and best wishes

Tammy Diles, Head of Patient Experience


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