Journeys

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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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Cynthia

Heart attack

Within just 10 days, young mum Cynthia survived three heart attacks due to spontaneous coronary ...

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Colin

Heart attack

An active man with a love of outdoor pursuits, Colin happened to be on a trek – up in the ...

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Mani

Heart attack

Osteoporosis has complicated Mani’s recovery after her heart attack and bypass surgery. Watch her ...

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Jennifer

Aortic aneurysm, Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Carer’s story, Heart failure, Heart valve problems

After more than 15 years of postponing surgery for his aortic stenosis and aortic aneurysm, ...

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Dennis

Heart attack

Dennis was not as shaken up by his heart attack as his ward mates, but for a long time afterwards he...

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Yvonne

Angina

Yvonne’s life was so full and contented that she was oblivious to any issues with her heart. Then ...

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Ruth

Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

“Life can be good again,” says Ruth, a critical care nurse who learned about the far-reaching ...

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Te Aturangi

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

After driving himself to hospital, Te Aturangi suffered both a heart attack and cardiac arrest. ...

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Jacquey

Carer’s story, Heart attack

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

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Warren

Angina, Heart failure

Warren never guessed that the slight breathlessness he’d been experiencing was a cardiac problem ...

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Victor

Heart attack

Aged 82 at the time of his heart attack, medical staff weren’t sure if Victor could cope with open...

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