A Covid-19 patient at Royal Brompton Hospital who was on ECMO for more than 60 days, longer than any other patient treated at the hospital during the first wave of the pandemic, has thanked staff for performing ‘a miracle’ and giving him a second chance at life. Raj was admitted to the hospital with respiratory failure and put on ECMO - a form of life support. Staff were worried he wouldn't survive, however almost four months later, Raj defied all odds and walked out of hospital. He has spoken about his recovery and the care he received. Read more
In light of the significant increase of new Covid-19 (coronavirus) cases, we have put measures in place to ensure patients and staff are safe in our hospitals. As part of these measures, we have reorganised the way care is delivered, with non-urgent, planned procedures being reduced and priority given to urgent cases where patients’ health would be at risk if treatment was delayed. Find out more
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