"Infection after pacemaker fitted"
About: Tameside General Hospital / Cardiology Tameside General Hospital Cardiology OL6 9RW
Posted by Julsy3 (as ),
This story has been posted by Healthwatch Tameside on behalf of a member of the public who wanted to remain anonymous. They said...
This lady had a pacemaker fitted. The operation went well but she got an infection and had to have 1 ½ litres of fluid removed. She felt this wasn’t picked up quickly enough, and it took a long time for her to feel well. She is now active again but feels she had a bad experience.