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Patient stories: Ann Waterman

Thursday 26 October 2017

Patient stories: Ann Waterman

Ann Waterman managed to climb around 3,000ft to the top of Mount Vesuvius just six months after a hip operation at The Horder Centre....

Patient stories: Paul Bonett

Thursday 19 October 2017

Paul Bonett has achieved a rare standard in the UK in the Japanese martial art, Aikido – just one year after his second hip...

Patient stories: Lyn Thomas

Tuesday 1 August 2017

Sussex University Professor Lyn Thomas spent two years in constant pain, and could hardly walk without a stick, before a hip replacement...

Patient stories: Michael Smith

Wednesday 12 July 2017

International horse rider Michael Smith has fought his way back to the top of his sport after a horrific injury that could have resulted...

Patient stories: Michael Littlehales

Tuesday 4 April 2017

College lecturer and part-time paramedic Michael Littlehales has enjoyed his first pain-free ski holiday after a hip replacement operation...

Patient stories: Valerie Pestell

Wednesday 28 December 2016

In 1992, a botched hip operation threatened Valerie’s mobility and happiness. This is her story of overcoming disaster, with a...

Patient stories: Kerry Scrivener

Tuesday 1 November 2016

Kerry Scrivener is able to walk pain-free again after an operation to remove a verruca at The McIndoe Centre. Kerry, 48, had endured...

Patient stories: Josephine Mitchell

Monday 24 October 2016

Two-and-a-half years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Josephine Mitchell faced surgery for a second time after radiotherapy...

Patient stories: Colin Quickfall

Tuesday 11 October 2016

Keen walker and golfer Colin Quickfall is back on his feet after a hip replacement at The Horder Centre earlier this year. Colin, 75,...

Patient stories: Chris Briggs

Monday 3 October 2016

Easy riding for motorcyclist Chris Briggs after two cataract ops at The McIndoe Centre. Motorcycle enthusiast Chris Briggs can now...

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