"Surviving my stroke"
About: Basildon University Hospital Basildon University Hospital Basildon SS16 5NL
At the age of 44 & being a reasonably healthy person the last thing I was expecting last week was to have an Acute Stroke. But thanks to the FAST adverts shown on the television my husband knew exactly what to do & I was whisked off in an ambulance very quickly & the medical attention & care I received at Basildon University Hospital was absolutely brilliant. The staff on Pasteur Ward were exceptional, hard working, dedicated & made a very terrifying situation a lot easier to cope with & kept us informed at all times. I have been very fortunate not to have any lasting effects & I am now recuperating at home & will be under the stroke clinic for more tests as an outpatient. When I was discharged everything about my medication & recovery was very clearly explained & although I still have a long way to go. I am certain that if I hadn't received such exceptional care the outcome could have been totally different. My family & myself will be forever grateful.