"Elmstead Day Ward is a credit to the hospital"

About: Colchester General Hospital / Gynaecology

(as the patient),

I visited Elmstead Ward yesterday for a gynae procedure. I have to say that the staff are certainly a credit not only to their department but the hospital also; I even told them so too!

All were smiling; nothing was too much trouble, highly efficient plus communities, not just with the patients but also each other, & they all went that extra mile.

Thank you for all your care & to any patients due to visit I hope this has minimised some of your anxieties.

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Response from Paul Searle, Head of Communications, Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust

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Many thanks for your comments and taking the time to submit them. We try really hard to improve our services based on the comments we receive from our patients, their relatives or carers.

We have a quarterly At Our Best Awards scheme which recognises staff achievements and thanks them for what they do. It has a team category, an individual and a volunteer category.

You could enter the team/the person you were kind enough to write in about, by clicking here! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/At_Our_Best_Awards

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) want to know what people think about our services - good or bad. http://www.cqc.org.uk/share-your-experience-finder

Could you also email the Colchester Gazette and ask them to publish a letter? Email is: gazette.letters@nqe.com

Lastly, we ask people like you who support our hospital to show that support by becoming a member. Sign up here: http://bit.ly/1c0LPjY

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Many thanks

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