"dislocated arm"

About: Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital

i dislocated my arm in a campervan at beadnell bay 18th august -some 50miles from the hospital. the ambulance found us very quickly considering we were tucked away in the sand dunes! i can only say the treatment i got from all the staff,reception and doctors was second to none and very prompt - i was in at 11.30 am and out again by 12.30 - the staff arranged for me to get back -i was expecting a long wait , but within half an hour i was on my way back.

now at home in leeds and would like to thank sincerely all staff/doctors i encountered.

ed thorpe.


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Response from Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital

Dear Ed,

Sorry to hear you had the misfortune of dislocating your arm whilst on holiday. Delighted that we could provide you with high quality and efficient care at a time that you needed us.

I hope when you return you only have reason to explore the beauty of Northumberland.

Take good care of yourself.

With all best wishes,


Annie Laverty - director of patient experience