"Ambulance responded in minutes"

About: Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France / Accident & Emergency Scottish Ambulance Service

(as the patient),

Following some kind of problem with my motorcycle on the A703 Edinburgh to Peebles road, I started to drift towards the centre of the road, and was unable to correct the drift. I was hit full on by an oncoming car travelling in the opposite direction.

The ambulance responded in minutes, even though the accident happened out in the country.

I found the staff I came into contact with were kind.

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Response from Sharon Hammell, Head of Corporate Affairs and Engagement, Scottish Ambulance Service

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience of care from from the Scottish Ambulance Service. We hope you are on your way to full recovery.

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Response from Lee McGuinness, Surgical Nurse Director, NHS Lothian

We are very pleased that you had a positive experience from the RIE after your accident. We hope that both you and your motorbike are recovering well. I have passed your comments to the staff in A and E and they were extremely pleased to receive the praise.

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