"Emergency help at its best !"

About: St Peter's Hospital (Chertsey)

I had the misfortune to become dreadfully ill with a nasty gastric bug hours before I was due to fly on holiday .I was at a hotel in Gatwick ,overnight ,for a 6 a.m flight . Bags were already checked in . I became severely ill ,never known anything like it before and everything was leaving me ,both up and down ,out of control !! I could barely make it back to the car to head off for help . My husband drove me to Woking Walk in Center ,where they quickly assessed me as being badly dehydrated and told me to get to St Peter s A&E . They sent my details over and I was tended to straight away upon my arrival .2 bags of fluids ,several injections and all the usual checks were handled by lovely staff ,who really sympathised with our predicament . The doctor promised he would get me well enough to travel on Thursday . I was able to ! :))) The holiday was desperately needed after nursing my Dad to the end of his life with prostate cancer for most of the year . My husband had also just been diagnosed with the same dreadful disease. So this really was the NHS at its best ! A huge thankyou to all those kind ,caring ,skilled people ,who helped us to achieve our holiday to a wonderful remote area of Mykonos,where we were able to unwind for a few days .

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Response from St Peter's Hospital

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments here and we are pleased to hear that you received such good care from our staff here and will ensure your comments are passed on. We are also very pleased to hear you were finally able to go on such a well needed holiday.

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