"Fantastic care given to 3 month old son"

About: The Whittington Hospital

My 3 month old son was admitted to A&E two weeks ago having been referred by GP. The staff at A&E ran some tests and monitored him and he was then admitted to Ifor Ward with suspected meningitis. We were kept in for 5 days and my son did indeed test positive for viral meningitis. This was a terrifying time yet I felt complete confidence in the excellent team of professionals: consultants, doctors, nursing and healthcare staff that we met. Everyone was so warm and kind as well as utterly professional. My son made a full recovery and I will always be grateful to the staff at the Whittington for their excellent care.

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Response from The Whittington Hospital

It is enormously helpful to hear the experiences of patients who have received good and bad care. We are delighted you and your son received a warm and kind service from the staff in the Accident and Emergency department and have passed your comments to the service lead to share with his staff.

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