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About: East Surrey Hospital / Paediatrics

(as a parent/guardian),

My son unfortunately chocked on a grape he is just under two years old the amazing staff that took my emergency call, paramedics and staff at East Surrey Hospital Children's department along with the amazing Charity The Red cross where I did my basic first aid course all helped save my sons life.

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Response from Cathy White, Patient Experience Lead, Patient Experience Team, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Dear Mrs B1,

It must have been very frightening to witness your young son almost choke and it highlights how important it is as a parent to have basic first aid training. Thank you for sharing your story with us and do please be assured that your appreciation will be passed on to our team in the children's emergency department.

With best wishes,

Cathy White

Patient experience lead

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