"Being extremley close to death and being able to tell the tale, with lots of help."

About: Ashton, Leigh and Wigan PCT NHS Direct NHS Trust Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

(as the patient),

I went into A&E with diarroea and was told I was very close to death with the help of lots of very knowledgable and competant nurses. doctors, surgeons, anestastis and many more staff who I would not like to miss out on the road to my recovery I would like to thank them all for the tremondous work what they do for people. It will never be forgot for the rest of my life and I thank you all and congratulate you all for being like angels to me. Thank you all so much for me and my family.

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Response from Caron Brittain, National Clinical Governance Manager, NHS Direct

Dear Sir/Madam

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback.

It is always a pleasure to hear of the positive experience that a patient has had with our service and that this was continued throughout your contact with other NHS staff.

I am very glad to hear that you are well on the road to recovery. If you would like me to pass on your comments onto the NHS Direct staff involved in your call, please forward the following details to me via our confidential 'Contact Us' facility at www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk. Your name/address including postcode, date of birth and the telephone number you called our service on; this will enable us to locate the staff member you spoke to.

Thank again for your feedback.

Yours sincerely

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