"Accident and Emergency"

About: Colchester General Hospital

I am Freddie I am 8 years old I came to A and E with my mum and my nan when I fell off the monkey bars at the park an hour before my birthday party was to start. I saw a very friendly nurse and the nurse said they would see what they could do so I could still go to my birthday party. I met the sister and the nurse practitioner who made me feel better u was very scared and kept crying because it hurt.

I had a xray and a very nice person did it and another nice person who took my xray. The sister and the nurse practitioner looked at my xray really quickly and they put a cast on and I was able to go back to my party only 45 minutes late. Thank you for making me feel a little better and I would like to nominate all of your at your best, as you went over and beyond to get me to my birthday party thank you live Freddie Szaj aged 8 and five days

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Response from Colchester General Hospital

Dear Freddie

Thank you for telling us about your experience in A&E. I will makesure that all the staff are told that they made you feel better after what must have been a very scary experience for you.

I am very pleased that you enjoyed your birthday party and I hope you got some amazing birthday presents and lots and lots of sympathy!

Be careful when you are next on the monkey bars!

Kind regards

Tammy Diles

Head of Patient Experience

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