"Admission via A&E"

About: Southampton General Hospital

At the end of March 2015 I was diagnosed in the A&E department as having had a heart attack. I was then transferred to CCU where I stayed ( despite a brief visit to E3) until I was able to go for an angiogram to diagnose what the state of my heart was. After this I stayed in the short stay ward until I was discharged. This was a very difficult and emotional time for me and my family and I was overwhelmed by the kindness and caring of all the staff I encountered during my stay - their professionalism was evident yet I never felt as if anything was too much bother for them in caring for me despite an extremely busy environment. Thank you to all involved - you are amazing.

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Response from Southampton General Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Your comments will be passed on to the team. may we take this opportunity to wish you well with your recovery and rehabilitation.

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