"Grateful for care for suspected heart attack"

About: Horton General Hospital / Cardiology South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

(as the patient),

Having phoned 999, the ambulance arrived in 20 minutes, and most of the time I was on the phone to a paramedical.

The ambulance team were amazing - well equipped and very experienced. Huge help when you are so panicked.

Then Horton General Hospital, Banbury. I could not believe how helpful and skilled they were from the word go. I think I was seen by three different doctors and also a consultant, all just after admission, very quickly. Was kept in overnight - wonderful nurses and great treatment again.

How do they do it when they are so overwhelmed? I was so grateful to them all.

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Responses

Response from Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

Thank you for posting details of your experience at the Horton General Hospital recently. It is always reassuring to know that our staff are epitomising Trust values of 'delivering compassionate excellence'.

We will draw your comments to the staff concerned - we hope that you are progressing well.

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