"Excellent Hospital"

About: Colchester General Hospital

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I can only give nothing but praise. I have been seen by a number of specialist over the past 10 years at Colchester and Clacton hospitals for a number of problems. They have helped me through all the decisions needed and given the correct and appropriate care and treatments. In the last 2 years I have been diagnosed with Renal Failure and the doctor and his team have been extremely helpful. They have taken me through all the options and all the effects to expect. I decide to take Conservative treatment without dialysis etc as it is appropriate to me. The team fully understand and do not try to persuade me otherwise and will continue to support me fully. Just recently I am now in end stage renal failure and at my regular appointments they still offer dialysis but still understand my choice. I can only thank all of the staff at these hospitals for everything they have done for me. On the few occasions my wife and I have had to visit A&E we were treated within the hour and respected throughout. Again I have nothing but praise. I have also been under the care of a doctor for oesophageal strictures, it took him 6 years of continuous and painstaking dilations to get my oesophagus into a state where I can now eat normally. So there is no lack of dedication or diligence from anyone I have encountered and the nursing staff have been extremely kind, helpful and often very funny. Many thanks.

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Response from Colchester General Hospital

Many thanks for your comments and taking the time to submit them. We try really hard to improve our services based on the comments we receive.

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