"First rate care"

About: Colchester General Hospital

My husband collapsed and was rushed to hospital at the beginning of February. His life was saved by emergency vascular surgery for an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, and we could not have asked for better treatment. All staff were courteous and very patient and straightforward in answering any questions I or my friends and family had, the Critical Care Unit were supportive and honest, and the vascular ward concerned to see him ready to return home. With grateful thanks and appreciation.

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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 from our patients, their relatives or carers. We have a quarterly At Our Best Awards scheme which recognises staff achievements and thanks them for what they do. It has a team category, an individual and a volunteer category. You could enter the team/the person you were kind enough to write in about, by clicking here! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/At_Our_Best_Awards Could you also email the Colchester Gazette and ask them to publish a letter? Email is: gazette.letters@nqe.com Lastly, we ask people like you who support our hospital to show that support by becoming a member. Sign up here: http://bit.ly/1c0LPjY You’ll get our Mainstream magazine four times a year for free! And don’t forget, you could follow us on Twitter or “Like” us on our Facebook Pages. Many thanks

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