"Coronary care, a big thank you to all."

About: Diana, Princess Of Wales Hospital

I was recently diagnosed with atrial fibrillation and unfortunately suffered some serious complications, as a result I was admitted to CCU where I spent 11 days, obviously most people find being admitted to a heart unit a worrying experience and I was certainly no exception, however the staff were excellent and I quickly felt more relaxed, it seemed like I was undergoing numerous tests and taking no end of medication but it was all for my benefit and I made excellent progress, I have attended several out patient appointments since being discharged, I have returned to work and can manage every day activities with no problem, when you consider I was struggling to walk short distances without getting out of breath it really does feel great just to go out the door and walk for hours, I would just like to say a big thank you to every single member of staff as well as the volunteers who selflessly give up their time to help, I know I will be on medication for the rest of my life (unless some boffin makes a major discovery) but I can live with that, I'm just thankful that I feel so much better now and am looking forward to being around for a good few years yet, once again a big thank you to everyone, you make a big difference to many peoples lives and it really is appreciated.

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Response from Diana, Princess Of Wales Hospital

Hello, thanks for taking the time to post your feedback on here. I'm really pleased to hear the CCU team made your stay at the hospital as pleasant an experience as possible and I'll be sure to pass on your kind words. Best wishes for your continued recovery, Sarah Mainprize.

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