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Paul

Carer’s story, Congenital heart disease, Heart attack

First there was an undiagnosed heart attack. Then, a trail of treatments with either limited or ...

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Dot

Carer’s story, Heart attack

Dot was with her friend, Neil, when he suffered a heart attack. Three months later she was with her ...

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Jenny

Heart attack

Dame Jenny Shipley was living a life of public service when she experienced her heart attack, which ...

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Phil

Heart attack

Phil was a little embarrassed when ambulance staff wheeled him in to hospital after he started ...

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Maureen

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack

Through a lucky series of coincidences, Maureen’s 16-year-old granddaughter Sara-Anne was on hand ...

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Sharon

Heart attack

Sharon had a heart attack in a foreign country, but that wasn’t the hardest bit to get to grips ...

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Elaine

Angina, Heart attack

Elaine was the first in her family to have heart problems. Now she wants others to know heart ...

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Leonie

Heart attack

Despite a family history of silent heart attacks, Leonie put her seemingly mild symptoms down to ...

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Wendy

Heart attack

It was the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. What had begun the day before as a twitch in...

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John

Heart valve problems

John thought his mild breathlessness was due to age. But a check-up following a bout of pneumonia ...

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Phil

Angina, Cardiac arrest

When Phil visited his GP after a nasty cold left him with residual chest pains, he never imagined ...

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Clive

Heart attack

When Clive was admitted to Waikato Hospital with stomach pains, his initial concerns were that ...

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