"A&E Saturday night visit"

About: Maidstone District General Hospital

My 14 year old son hurt his ankle. As it was extremely swollen and he couldnt feel his toes we made the "dreaded" visit to a&e on a Saturday night. As soon as we walked in a paramedic brought my son a wheelchair, the receptionist smiled and said "Hello again!" (The receptionist could see from records he'd done this before!) within 45 minutes we had seen triage, a doctor, had been x rayed and back to the dr. What a superb service. Fortunately it was a bad sprain and not broken. I understand a GP works in A&E as well which helps with the flow of patients. Lovely, kind & professional staff.

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