As Gavin reflects on his experience with cancer so far, talk soon turns to the vast array of people who have worked with him during his treatment. From consultants to CLIC Sargent, Gavin and his mum manage to draw up a hefty and detailed list of all the important people who have helped him along the way and at times, managed to take his mind off things. Gavin’s mum talks about the importance of giving blood and advises people to give it a go, whilst Gavin is busy testing the stress levels of the nurses! After finding out he is neutropenic and in need of another platelet transfusion, Gavin goes through some of the side effects of having low counts, one of the worst being no Chinese takeaways!
A guide to ward 27 with an introduction to some of the staff and facilities available.
Jordan, a newly diagnosed leukemia patient and nurse tormentor shows us around his ward.
Diagnosed with Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia in March 2009, Jen who is now in remission takes us through the days running up to her diagnosis. The only thing Jen was ever ill with before her diagnosis was a cold, so when […]
This is sixteen year old Amy Bowyer’s story, as we hear how a series of biopsies of a tumour behind her nose led to the diagnosis of Burkitt’s Lymphoma in July. Treated in Southampton Hospital, Amy explains how grateful she […]