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not car related but i thought i would share this.
on friday 4th may i came home from a holiday full of the joys.
saturday morning i woke 07.30 whilst prepping breakfast i felt the need for the loo and had the worst case of the runs ever.then went very cold but started sweating like never before. made it back to the living room as chest pains started. i knew straight away it wasnt good and called 999.
the ambulance with 2 techs arrived and hooked me up to an ecg and administered gtn etc.as they were loading me into the ambulance a paramedic arrived checked me over and gave more gtn.
then off to northern general straight into angioplasty theatre and a tube inserted into wrist a balloon and stent put into a heart artery and i was on a ward by 11.00.
i was discharged wednesday and apart from feeling ive been hit by a bus i am fine with nothing more than a tiny hole in my wrist.
the downside i cant drive for 30 days.
motability were great even suggesting putting a nominated driver on the policy and other useful advice.
i feel extremely lucky and i know the nhs doesnt always get it right but this time i have to say they were marvellous.