"I suffered a stroke - Brearley Ward - Northern General Hospital"

About: Northern General Hospital Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust

(as the patient),

I suffered a stroke (after working a night shift and 5 hours sleep) at approx 11.00am. My wife summoned an ambulance who quickly arrived and treated me "on the spot" in the ambulance.

I was then taken to the Northern General and after a wait spent the first night on a general ward ( a unique experience!) and then twelve days on a stroke unit.

I received excellent care and later physiothreapy and after discharge - leading to regain balance and walk again. I went back to work 10 weeks later.

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