"A & E and Cardiac Services and Rehab"

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My husband was sent to A&E from our GP surgery as a precaution as he had chest pain. The team on duty that day were wonderful, He seen very promptly and quickly assessed as having a heart attack. Everything was taken care of, my husband was transferred to Papworth by ambulance and paramedic and his team even arranged to look after our car in the car park so that I could go with my husband. I can never thank everyone enough for their great skill and kindness on that day. After an emergency procedure and short spell in Papworth we returned to Bedford for the cardiac rehab programme which was outstanding. The entire rehab team were absolutely brilliant, so very supportive and helpful in achieving a good recovery. We both learned so much and have continued to attend a local cardiac exercise group. Every day the staff of this amazing place rise to the challenge of delivering the highest standards of care in ageing buildings. Our warmest thanks to you all

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Response from Bedford Hospital South Wing

Hello Jane, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience at Bedford Hospital. I will pass your comments on to the various departments, and I am sure that they will appreciate your comments. I will also let the chief executive know about the team going the extra mlie, particularly with ensuring your vehicle was looked after in our car park. If you would like to discuss this or anything else further, please feel free to get in touch directly. Thanks once again for sharing your experience at Bedford Hospital. Ben Raza Senior Communications Officer Bedford Hospital NHS Trust ben.raza@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk

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