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Patient Stories

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...

Patient stories: Peter Fermer

Thursday 22 September 2016

After 38 years suffering from a progressive eye disease, Peter Fermer’s life has been transformed by surgery at The McIndoe...

Patient Stories: Fi Tillman

Friday 12 August 2016

World class wheelchair basketball play Fi, aged 40, was part of the Great Britain team that came fifth in the Women’s World...

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