Journeys

19 stories found for Clear search

Jean

Arrhythmia

Within half-an-hour of being fitted with a pacemaker, Jean felt like a transformed bionic woman. ...

View 1

Dorothy

Atrial fibrillation

Dorothy knew how to cope with the anxiety and panic attacks that she’d lived with most of her ...

View 1

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 ...

View 1

Patrick

Atrial fibrillation, Heart failure

Patrick could not believe he had heart failure – he was working well and feeling well. “I ...

View 0

Jacquey

Carer’s story, Heart attack

Jacquey’s husband Andy had a heart attack and subsequent bypass surgery, but his suffering was not...

View 2

Faye

Atrial fibrillation, Heart valve problems

For most of her life, Faye has had to be self-reliant, but after open heart surgery all she really ...

View 0

Susan

Cardiomyopathy

When breathing got more and more difficult for Susan, specialists considered whether she needed a ...

View 1