"Visit to ED at Bunbury Hospital"

About: Bunbury Hospital / Emergency Department

(as the patient),

I spent the day in the Emergency Department (ED) at Bunbury Hospital on recently. Actually it was only 4 hours but it felt like all day! I was referred in by my GP with acute abdo pain.

Within that 4 hours I was triaged, followed up by a Triage Nurse because I had been waiting over an hour, then saw a Dr who did blood tests, ordered CXR and Abdo scan. Because I wasn't able to drink they put up a drip so I wouldn't get dehydrated.

I was then seen by a Dr from the Surgical Team and after seeing all my results they discharged me with analgesia and a follow-up referral to a Surgeon.  

Everyone I dealt with was courteous and professional. It was a busy day in ED and despite this, I feel I got gold standard care. The care was outstanding and I felt very grateful that this standard of care is available when needed.  Thank you Team at Bunbury ED.

Responses

Response from Adam Coulson, Director of Emergency Medicine, Bunbury Hospital, WACHS South West

Dear sierraej93,

I would like to thank you for taking the time to feedback on the care you recently received at the Bunbury Hospital. It means a lot to the Health Service staff to get this feedback which will be shared with all of the staff.

Thank you again for making the time to share your experience and I hope you are making a full recovery.

Kind Regards

Dr. Adam Coulson

Director of Emergency Medicine

Bunbury Hospital

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