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    24/09/2018  07:06

    Hello I am Margaret. I have just lost my husband and he had heart failure ,he had a lvad fitted a pump to keep his heart going. On Thursday 20th Sept we had to disconnect this to allow him to pass away. The staff at the hospice were trained to deactivate it my stepdaughter and I were with my husband John and the doctors and Lindsey the sister. It was so had having to say good by and I will miss him so much.

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    24/09/2018  14:15

    Hello Margaret

     

    I’m sorry to read that you have lost your husband John so very recently.

     

    Having to say goodbye to someone you love must have been incredibly difficult for you. It’s understandable that you say you will miss him so much.

     

    We hope that others will join in with the conversation and offer support to you directly on this post however you might want to take a look at a current active post on our community where three different people in similar circumstances to yourself are talking and supporting each other. If this is of any interest to you, you can view this post and join in if you wish to here: https://community.mariecurie.org.uk/chat/not-coping-with-the-recent-death-of-my-wonderful-husband

     

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