"Successful operation after aneurysm"

About: Leighton Hospital / Neurology North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust / Emergency ambulance Royal Stoke University Hospital / Neurology

(as the patient),

I collapsed on a Friday several weeks ago. Fortunately I was with others and help was quickly provided by paramedic and ambulance care. Transferred to Leighton where a scan revealed an aneurysm. Transferred to N Staffs where a successful operation to insert a coil was performed on the Saturday. Transferred to the critical care unit Pod 2 for several days before being moved to ward 228 until discharge this week.

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Response from University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Dear ‘EquineLady’,

Thank you for sharing details of your care with us. We are so pleased to hear that your operation was a success and that you have now been discharged home.

Best wishes,

University Hospital of North Staffordshire

Update posted by EquineLady (the patient)

I was extremely well cared for, all staff on wards exceptionally kind and nothing was too much trouble. Please pass on my gratitude to all concerned. Thank you

Response from North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Thank you for sharing your recent experience of using North West Ambulance Service with us. We were very pleased to hear that the paramedic and ambulance responded quickly and provided you with excellent care whilst transporting you to Leighton Hospital.

We would also like to take this opportunity to wish you all the best with your continued recovery from your illness.

Many Thanks

North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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