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Sunday, 1 February 2015

Man recovers after 'do not resuscitate' order thanks to Royal Brompton

A man who doctors had applied four times to give a ‘do not resuscitate’ order to following a stroke is now recovering thanks to a hospital in Chelsea.

It’s after Paul Scoble’s plight at the Basildon Hospital was highlighted by the Mail on Sunday last year.

The 48-year-old was immobile and breathing through a ventilator and doctors at the hospital in Essex told his children to prepare for the worst.

He was moved to The Royal Brompton, where medics agreed to operate, and he is now off a ventilator.

A spokesman for Basildon Hospital has said they’re pleased the care he received at the hospital allowed him to be transferred to a centre where he could have the operation.
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