"Now on the road to recovery"

About: Grantham & District Hospital / Cardiology Lincoln County Hospital / Cardiology

(as the patient),

digging in garden had very bad chest pains pain in right shoulder

did not think of heart attack as mostly we are led to believe pain in left arm

pain on a scale of 10

did not go away phoned doctor grantham seen straight away by practice nurse

had e c g suspected heart attack

off to grantham hospital confirmed attack

straight to lincoln had MRI scan 4 am

following day had stent fitted back on ward home 24 hrs later

cannot praise enough my doctors nurses all staff at grantham and lincoln

now on the road to recovery

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Response from United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Gerald

Thank you for your lovely comments. We very much appreciate any feedback & it is always nice for the staff to hear positive comments about the service that we provide. We do endeavour to ensure all patients have a positive experience & it is good to hear that we are getting it right.

Hope your recovery goes well.

Ward Sister Tracey Duke

CCU/Johnson Ward