"Aortic dissection emergency"

About: Hinchingbrooke Hospital

At around 07.00 hrs on the 11th October my wife, Christine suffered an aortic dissection.

I want to put on record our view that the treatment she received could not have been bettered.

The ambulance arrived within a few minutes of the 999 call.

The crew assessed the action required and had her in Hinchingbrooke A & E in less than 30 minutes.

She was stabilised and quicky diagnosed.

As a result, Chris was transferred to Addenbrookes where she subsequently received an aortic stent.

Chris is now home and recovering.

Our sincere thanks to all in Hinchinbrooke

A & E for the care and expertise Chris received.

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Response from Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave feedback.

We are very pleased to hear that you are happy with the care you received, and delighted to hear that your wife Christine is now at home and recovering.

We will pass on your thanks to our Emergency Department team. Wishing you both well for the future.

If you would like any further information or advice in the future, you can contact our PALS team on 01480 428964 or email: hch-tr.pals@nhs.net.

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