"This letter is a great pleasure ..."

About: Horton General Hospital

(as the patient),

What I liked

This letter is a great pleasure to write. I wish to congratulate the whole team of G Ward at the Horton for the first class service they deliver. Contrary to the stories that we hear about the NHS, this was as good an experience as possible, due I am sure to the excellent management of the ward.

Everyone was helpful, kind, efficient, considerate and re-assuring, both nurses and doctors. The atmosphere is positive and cheerful which surely aids recovery. Admittedly by chance I was fortunate to have my own room, but I saw that everyone had the same high level of care. The standard of cleanliness appeared to be first-class and even the food was good.

In addition, since my discharge the ward has been available for follow-up and advice. Unfortunately I had to take advantage of this and called in on three occasions. Each time I received the same high level of attention and care. Many, many thanks.

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Response from Horton General Hospital

Thank you so much for your comments. We will ensure that they are passed to the staff on the ward concerned at the Horton General Hospital. We welcome all feedback about our hospitals and it is of enormous benefit to our staff to hear when our patients have had such a positive experience.

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