"Colchester General - Nothing but praise"

About: Colchester General Hospital

I have recently returned from a sudden and unexpected stay at Colchester General Hospital. Due to the recent media coverage I was not expecting too much.

I was admitted to the Wivenhoe Ward after a very short stay in A&E.

To my pleasant surprise I found that: from the ambulance crew - who picked me up (literally) – porter’s, domestic staff, nurses doctors through to the consultants and operating staff I received nothing but kindness, understanding and efficiency. The standard of care was to a very high standard in all departments that I was treated in - medical and non-medical.

My family were kept well informed and treated with the same care and concern that I was.

I can only speak from my own experience and found everything and everyone exceeded my expectations.

Thank you so much Colchester General Hospital!!

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Response from Colchester General Hospital

Thank you for such wonderful feedback, I will ensure that it is shared with the teams involved.

If you would like to discuss anything further, please call one of the patient experience team members on 01206 742881.

Kind regards

Tammy Diles

Head of Patient Experience

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