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Owing to my carelessness on 19 January, I had a serious bike accident that resulted in loss of consciousness and shoulder injury.

We read constantly about the negative impact of COVID-19 on provision of emergency services. I am not for a minute questioning this. However, I have to state that the personnel dealing with me – police, paramedics, and ED staff at Tweed Hospital (porters, nurses, doctors, radiographers, cleaners and administrative staff) were brilliant. They were competent, efficient, kind, and humorous.

I apologised for adding to their workload at such a difficult time and that was dismissed as just doing their job. While things really are tough at the moment I want to stress to readers that we are blessed in having such great individuals providing emergency services in our region.

David Henry, Suffolk Park


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2 COMMENTS

  1. Good to hear you are ok. Don’t apologize, your situation is what they signed up for. Crap happens sometimes. We all have turn going “Doh” … “Ouch”

  2. OMG David & Julia / Knew something was
    ” not insitu ” You . Never asked ; tho thought you were absent from Home . Heal thy Well . Kindest Regards VOS

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