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"On June 21st 2010 I was admitted ..."

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On June 21st 2010 I was admitted to the CCU ward suffering from a heart attack, after suffering with heart problems and angina for a number of years. I was taken to NNUH on 23rd June 2010 for an Angiogram which resulted in my having a Stent implant. I was then discharged and sent home feeling on top of the world.

A few days later the entry point on my arm for the stent operation became infected or so it appeared and once again I was admitted to a ward and at this time I was feeling quite anxious as I was due to attend my son’s wedding 2 days later but the consultant said he would do everything possible to help me attend this occasion. True to his word I was discharged on Friday 2nd July 2010 and travelled down to Wiltshire and had a wonderful weekend at the wedding, returning home on the Sunday.

On the 6th July 2010 after a visit to my doctor to report my previous treatment, I travelled into town (Lowestoft) and I began again to feel unwell. I met my wife and still feeling unwell we went over to JPUH for an appointment I had with the Cardiac Nurse. On arrival at JPUH my wife thought I was having a Hypoglycaemic attack and gave me something to eat. This seemed not to work so she pushed me down to the Department of Medicine for my appointment. (The next three days I have little memory of the events that followed). Evidently I was rushed down to A&E before being admitted to the HDU where the work started to save my life. I would like to thank all who looked after me from the tea ladies, cleaners, nursing staff, doctors and all in A&E and all those who played no small part in making me well. I thank all at James Paget University Hospital for returning me to health.

Once again please thank all your staff for all that they have done for me. With Highest regards logo
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