"Fall Caused a Cut Below Eye"

About: Queen Mary's Hospital

While rushing down Putney High Street I slipped and landed on the pavement, sustaining a large cut below my right eye, caused by my spectacles. Passers-by helped me back to my feet and I managed to get home albeit somewhat shaken. The cut obviously needed treatment and I went to the Minor Injuries unit the same afternoon. I had to wait about an hour before I was seen by a nurse who was understanding, helpful and took plenty of time to go through what had happened and what needed to be done. I required several stitches and she talked me through the process, doing her best to distract me when needed. I couldn't have asked for more thoughtful, friendly and expert treatment.

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Response from Queen Mary's Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to post feed back about your experience. Your words of appreciation will be welcomed. Your comments about the thoughtful, friendly and expert treatment will be passed on to manager and staff of the minor injuries unit.

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