"Excellent staff in Stanway Ward"

About: Colchester General Hospital

27th March - 2 day treatment I recently had a procedure at Colchester Hospital requiring a two day hospital stay. The service was faultless and at no point did I feel alone, abandoned or uncared for. The staff working the ward from cleaners to nurses and also my care from the consultant and anaesthetist were without doubt top standard. I have recovered very quickly from my operation and have to apportion some of that to the expertise of the staff at Colchester Hospital.

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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 The Care Quality Commission (CQC) want to know what people think about our services - good or bad. http://www.cqc.org.uk/public/get-involved/share-your-experience 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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