"My letter of thanks to James Mackenzie Ward"

About: Basildon University Hospital

To all the Staff on James Mackenzie Ward: To my Consultant: Sir, I most humbly thank you for extending my life. To my Cleaning and Catering staff: I thank you for your diligent work in keeping infection away from the Ward and ensuring that I was well nourished and always with a smile.. But to my Nurses: I thank you all for the professionalism, dedication and expertise that you have displayed while caring for me.. I thank you for easing my pain and ignoring my rude outbursts.. I thank you for the unscheduled late night brews when I was immobile and unable to sleep.. The cheese and the crackers I thank you for tolerating my minor medical mutinies and for all the little chat’s we’ve shared.. I thank you for your near marksman like abilities to hit my reluctant little veins.. I now know why they call you people Angels, that’s truly what you are to me, I genuinely love each one of you.. Kindest Regards

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Response from Basildon University Hospital

We are pleased that your recent experience of care in James McKenzie ward at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was a good one. We are happy that the staff all helped to make your stay more tolerable. We will forward on your kind words to the staff concerned, they will be happy to know they are appreciated. Thank you

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