About: Hairmyres Hospital / Cardiology Hairmyres Hospital Cardiology G75 8RG
Posted by pirate (as ),
I had went to my GP to tell him that I was suffering from chest pains and breathlessness that had started 3weeks earlier after lifting a heavy carpet on my own the GP sent me up to hospital where bloods taken and ecg after second result came back there was a slight show of what ever they look for but not enough to do anything about it.
I was sent home at 1. 15am in the morning the following day the hospital phoned first thing to return for treadmill when I got there the nurses were very friendly and chaty so in the conversation I had said that up to 3weeks ago I had been very active, I pan for gold so work very hard in the rivers I am very fit looking for my age. Now this is where Bernadette showed her expertise working with patients, she asked for me to be given a ultra sound before attempting the treadmill. The nurse who done it studied the screen and saw the damage done by heart attack I had 2 stents put in and returned home after 4weeks.
I had appointment to see Faye the recovery nurse got a ecg Faye showed me the results said really good then she quizzed me on how I was feeling told her had a couple of slight chest pains nothing to worry about I thought maybe muscles, she asked the cardiology dept if any chance of treadmill test thanks to them again got me in I only lasted 6min before I had a angina attack glad it happened there.
I have to return later as doctor wants to look inside to see what can be done now sorry if I have went on to much but I cannot praise the cardiology Dept enough very very professional and caring to their patients thanks for looking after me.