"Performance of hospital consultations and..."

About: Eastbourne District General Hospital

Having returned to the UK from 10 years in Cyprus and aware of the negative publicity the NHS is receiving I can only say that the service I have received has been exemplary and cannot be faulted.

I am 71 years old and have a pacemaker but consider myself relatively fit.

Nevertheless over the past year I have undergone several procedures including a colonoscopy, ablation and replacement of the pacemaker.

I have had consultations and tests prior to these procedures and numerous other outpatient checkups in relation to my heart condition.

On each and every occasion I have visited the hospital I have been treated with the utmost courtesy, care and professionalism.

The appointments arranged have been timely and on time.

The atmosphere and care provided in the theatres has been astonishing.

I truly believe I could not have received better care in any private hospital in the country.

I can only say that I have been truly blessed.

I usually comment that if I continue to receive this level of service I will never die.

Cannot comment on same sex accommodation.

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Response from Eastbourne District General Hospital

Dear Mr James

Thank you so much for providing feedback on your good experiences with Cardiology at Eastbourne DGH.

As a Trust we are committed to providing high quality care and positive patient experiences.

Your posting clearly recognises that this has always been the case in your experience.

Please be assured that your posting will be shared with the cardiology staff who will be happy to read your comments.

We send you our warmest wishes.