"Speedy, appropriate A & E care"

About: Stroud General Hospital

Was taken to Stroud General Hospital by very good paramedic when I gashed a leg badly at home and was bleeding considerably. Was treated immediately in A & E by kindly, efficient and very skilled nurse, who did a brilliant job of steri-stripping the gaping would together in a most beautiful lattice (a pity no-one else could see it!); she was also friendly, cheerful and reassuring, which helped to allay my anxiety and shock (as an older person living alone this meant a great deal). A check back there the next day and subsequent excellent, attentive care by GP and lovely practice nurse, means that what could have become a serious wound has now (twelve weeks on) almost completely healed with only minimum scarring. Am profoundly grateful for such first rate care little more than a mile of my home.

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Response from Stroud General Hospital

Many thanks for taking the time to share this feedback. We're pleased that you were happy with your care, and we will certainly pass on your comments to our team in the Minor Injuries Unit at Stroud Hospital. Best wishes The team at Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust

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