"My journey of care"

About: Hairmyres Hospital / Emergency department Scottish Ambulance Service

(as the patient),

I was at home and experienced a full panic attack. Unsure what was going on I dialled 999 and the ambulance crew were very reassuring and calming. However as my blood pressure was elevated I was taken to A&E at Hairmyres Hospital. The staff could not have been more professional, caring and efficient, they reassured me, checked bloods, ECG, pulse and blood pressure.

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

Dear Healthy

thank you for sharing your care experience from the Scottish Ambulance Service when you suffered a panic attack. That must have been very distressing for you.

I hope you are feeling much better.

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