"Admission to A & E for chest pains"

About: Queen Alexandra Hospital

This morning I was taken by ambulance to A & E due to chest pains and an irregular ECG.

I was on my own, very frightened and relatively young to have these symptoms (41).

From start to finish the paramedics, staff at the Major unit in A & E and the observation ward after we're very friendly and helpful.

The staff particularly in A&E Major unit were very prompt and made really good use of trainee doctors to obtain information.

From what I observed it was very professional and well organised.

Thank you all for your prompt response and help.

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Response from Debra Johns, Patient Experience Officer, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear DebbieCB

Thank you for taking the time to leave your kind words with us. We are so glad that you had such a positive experience within the Emergency Department.

Please be assured that I will share your comments with the team involved who will pleased to receive such positive feedback.

May I take this opportunity to wish you a speedy recovery and all the best for the future.

Kind regards.


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