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The latest news about Harriet
Oct
01

Harriet`s Scoliosis and Kyphosis Operation

Harriet`s operation day finally arrived and it was now time to get her ready for theatre, doctors had already checked Harriet`s health in the early hours of the morning, but came back for a  final health check at 6.00 am and then gave her the  green light for surgery .We were told that...
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Sep
27

The day before Harriet`s Operation

Harriet was admitted to the spinal ward D34 at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham at 5.30pm, the bed Harriet required was not available and therefore we had to wait just over an hour for the bed to become available .  While we were waiting the spinal surgeon, Mr.Grevitt arrived on the...
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Sep
17

Harriet`s Operation gets closer

We went to see Harriet`s  spinal  surgeon, Mr. Grevitt for a pre operative assessment on 7th September, but initially had to get Harriet checked in and weighed with the scoliosis nurse to make sure all her information was up to date.Once we went through to see Mr. Grevitt, he had another good look at...
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Sep
03

Harriet visits Neurophysiology for Pre-operative assessment

A few days after we had seen the Anaesthetist at the QMC in Nottingham, we received a phone call from the Neurophysiology department at the QMC hospital; they wanted to perform a nerve test that would help monitor Harriet during the operation.We were a little taken back that Harriet had to...
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Aug
26

Harriet Visits the Anaesthetist at the QMC

We arrived at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham with Harriet,  just before 2.30 in the afternoon, Harriet was tired and we were able to let her sleep while we waited for the lady at the desk to confirm Harriet`s appointment .The lady behind the desk said that the consultant wanted Harriet...
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Aug
20

Harriet`s Operation Date Arrives

We had alot to think about since our last meeting at the Queens Medical Centre, but knew that Harriet would be in for the life saving operation on her spine within a very short space of time .Letters started to arrive from the relevant consultants involved with Harriet`s care during the...
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