"Admitted to A&E following ..."

About: Macclesfield District General Hospital / Accident and emergency

(as the patient),

What I liked

Admitted to A&E following a car accident in mid-March.

Treated with great care and attention by all the services involved.

Was advised about the waiting times and the reasons.

Was regularly checked / updated by Doctor and Nursing Staff.

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Responses

Response from Macclesfield District General Hospital

Thank you for posting your kind comments about your experience visiting our A&E Department. Our staff aim to treat all patients with care and attention, and we are really pleased that you felt that everyone involved did so. 90% of patients who responded to the National A&E Survey 2008 rated care as Excellent, Very Good or Good. Following this survey, the A&E team have been focusing on making sure patients are being kept informed and updated throughout their stay, particularly about waiting times. Your comments will passed on to the A&E Department, who will be really encouraged to read that their efforts to keep up communication with patients has made a difference.