"Husband still waiting for his defibrillator to be..."

About: Glenfield Hospital

Can't fault the hospital, but I wonder why, when my husband signed his consent form a week ago he is still waiting for his operation to fit a defibrillator. No-one seems to have an idea when this will happen. It must cost a fortune to keep someone in a hospital bed and I can't understand why they would not want to move people on and so free up a bed.

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Response from Glenfield Hospital

Dear Sally, We are sorry for the delay in responding to your comment here and thank you for your kind words. We have spoken to the Operational Manager for Cardiology who confirmed your husband has undergone his procedure since you posted this. We appreciate this must have been a worrying time for you and your family, and would like to reassure you that we do try to ensure patients have as short a stay as possible, but this isn’t always possible. When we have a significant number of emergency patients who required the procedure, this can disrupt planned theatre sessions. We hope your husband is making a good recovery, Best wishes Communications Team Leicester’s Hospitals

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