"Elmstead Day Unit"

About: Colchester General Hospital

I had a lumbar epidural steroid injection last week and was very impressed by the whole experience.

All the staff I encountered were amazing and I felt confident in their ability to care for me.

My one and only little moan was that, after the procedure I was given tea and toast, which is lovely, but why white bread?

As a health establishment I would have hoped that a healthier alternative would have been offered. But that is my only negative to an otherwise very positive experience, so thank you.

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Response from Colchester General Hospital

Thank you for your comments which I will share with the teams involved. I will also speak to the head of facilities about your comment regarding bread. This supports us as a hospital, hearing your comments to improve the patient experience.

Should you wish to discuss any of this further then please do not hesitate to contact me.

Many kind regards

Tammy Diles, Head of Patient Experience


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