New cardiac service a hit with first patient

12th Aug 2015

JM03082015VT - First patient at the new lab-ResizedMARKING the opening of the state-of-the-art catheter lab at City Hospital, Perry Barr resident Jyoti Mistry (59) was the first patient to undergo a procedure since the changes to Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust cardiology service were implemented.

Jyoti said: “I was very surprised when the team told me that I was the first patient to undergo treatment at this new lab. Everything went so smoothly and everyone looked so at home in the facility which is modern and very comfortable.”

She continued: “I came here to have an angiogram to see if my stent, which I had inserted in 2014, was all right. I was very relieved to hear that the team did not find anything abnormal.

“I was very nervous before I came in as I was not sure what to expect. But Dr Leong Lee and the team were very caring and informative. They told me everything I need to know and constantly checked on me if I was ok.

“I would encourage patients to be confident when having their treatment in these new labs. The team is very professional and caring.”



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