"The Satff are amazing"

About: Colchester General Hospital

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Over the last two weeks I have been a patient at the hospital initially for assesment prior to an operation and then for the operation. I visited the pre admisions and physio. dept. and then was admitted to Mersea ward for surgery. The thing that amazed me was the energy levels of all the staff, nothing was too much trouble and everyone seemed to display a love of the work they were doing. The care I recieved at a busy time for the hospital could not have been bettered, even the food tasted good..

I cannot thank the staff enough for the way they treated me and other patients in the general area of the ward.

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Response from Colchester General Hospital

Thanks for contacting Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust. It is always gratifying to read emails like yours and to know that the work of staff in the NHS is appreciated as I know it can be an effort to write at a time like this.

The Trust has an At Our Best Awards to recognise staff achievements and thank them for what they do. You could enter the team/the person you were kind enough to write in about, by clicking here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/At_Our_Best_Awards

We ask people who support our hospital to show that support by becoming a member: http://www.colchesterhospital.nhs.uk/ft_member.shtml You’ll get our Mainstream magazine http://www.colchesterhospital.nhs.uk/mainstream.shtml four times a year (for free!)

Lastly, you could follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/ColchesterNHSFT or “Like” us on our Facebook Pages http://www.facebook.com/pages/Colchester-General-Hospital

Many thanks once again.

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Paul Searle, Head of Communications

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust

paul.searle@colchesterhospital.nhs.uk

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