Journeys

49 stories found for Clear search

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

Warren

Angina, Heart failure

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

View 0

Victor

Heart attack

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

View 0

Graeme

Angina

For someone who doesn’t like to sit still, recovering from open heart surgery posed a particular ...

View 0

Janet

Angina

Janet never even suspected there was something wrong with her heart. And now, she still ponders if ...

View 0

David

Heart attack

Heart trouble has accompanied other life-changing events for David. But he’s kept trekking on....

View 0

David

Angina

Chest pain led him to the doctor, but for public health worker David, what happened next was a ...

View 1

Bryan

High blood pressure

When Bryan went to hospital for a stress test, concerned staff wouldn’t let him leave again. Here ...

View 1

Bill

Angina

Bill was running out of puff so he decided to see a doctor. It turns out that heart trouble wasn’t...

View 0

Mirjana

Heart attack

Fourteen years of nursing did not prepare Mirjana for her heart attack. Like many others, she ...

View 1

Neville

Heart valve problems

Farmers work hard and often work alone, sometimes needing a nudge to get along to the doctor’s. ...

View 1

Stig

Angina, Heart attack

Stig had a heart attack while on holiday, but didn’t get properly checked out until he returned to...

View 0