"She made me see the seriousness of my condition"

About: Adult community services / Heart failure support services

(as a service user),

After release from the CCU, I was very ill and no sign of recovery, and 3 visits from GPs made no headway to recovery. By various means inc intervention by my GP I was referred to the community heart failure service.

After her tweaking of medication and other care, I soon returned to a semblance of normality. She made me see the seriousness of my condition, which I did not realise was as grave as is. A point which needed pointing out a little strongly to make me realise.

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Responses

Response from Kerry Hollingworth, Corporate Affairs Officer, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Dear builderrod, thank you for your feedback via Patient Opinion. We are pleased to hear that as a result of your referral to our Heart Failure Service, you began to feel better and gained further awareness and insight into your condition.

Your feedback will be passed on to the staff concerned,

With best wishes,

Kerry

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