"I am grateful for all they did!"
About: NHS Direct NHS Trust NHS Direct NHS Trust E1 8EU Northern General Hospital / Accident and emergency Northern General Hospital Accident and emergency S5 7AU Northern General Hospital / Trauma and orthopaedics Northern General Hospital Trauma and orthopaedics S5 7AU
Posted by Potter458 (as ),
Thank you very much for giving me the opportunity to thank the N.H.S. for the treatment I received just recently.
Doing what I usually did at night, falling asleep in front of the fire, looking at T.V. which has a so horrific effect. I went to bed. Unfortunately I tripped and fell cracking my head. It bled! I couldn't stop it. I live alone, so rang the NHS Direct, the nurse was very good, and after a short time got me some assistance. I was given first aid, but the bleeding didn't stop. It was decided to take me to the Northern General Hospital accident department. That night was a very busy one due to adverse weather conditions, which caused some fractures. I was not seen til about 3AM. I had several stitches in my scalp, then admitted to T.A.U. Ward.
The following morning I was given a good breakfast. Later after washing my face, I was seen by a doctor, and then one of the nurses dressed the wound on my head.
I was given a tasty three course lunch.
In the afternoon, I was brought home in an ambulance, which dropped other patients off on the way.
I found the whole experience very interesting and once on the ward very pleasant. I can find no fault with the whole system and am grateful for all they did!