"Cardiac Warning Signs"

About: Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Greater London)

On Saturday in Early February I called 111 as a patient with cardiac Disease and Heart Failure. I had got up that morning and felt really poorly. I could not get myself up to do anything. After a few questions the operator said he was despatching a Paramedic who appeared quite quickly. Followed quite shortly by an ambulance. After some discussion it was decided to take me into A&E at Q Elizabeth. I was put in a room with bed and over the next couple of hours had chest xray, blood tests and ECG. Also got a sandwich for lunch which considering how ill I felt was very good. In the end the Docters could not find anything untoward wrong. so I was discharged. Happy that I was OKAY.

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Response from Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Thank you for your kind comments. It is always valuable to receive feedback and I am delighted yours is so positive. Our staff strive to give the best care possible and feedback such as yours validates this. I hope you are recovering well. Please be assured that your feedback will be shared with the team. John Ferguson, Service Manager Emergency Department

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