"A and E Emergency Visit"

About: Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital (Wonford)

I was taken to Exeter A and E last Sunday morning, having fallen down a long flight of stone steps. The treatment I received by paramedics was excellent - they arrived very quickly - all staff I encountered were incredibly helpful, concerned for me, worked well together, introduced themselves, explained exactly what they were doing, and were incredibly professional. All in all I was in the department for about 8 hours. I was seen immediately, then was waiting for various scans, x-rays, tests etc. OK, so it was a wait, but I'd rather wait than have any mistakes made - this was my life and well-being in the balance. I'd like to say thank you to all staff involved and, for once, it's reassuring to know that my taxes and NI are going to a worthwhile cause.

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Response from Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital (Wonford)

I do hope you are recovering well after your accident. Thank you for sharing your story and for the lovely comments. It is always so rewarding to hear that our staff at the RD&E are continuing to provide excellent care to patients when they need it most. kind regards Tracy