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  1. Thread: Douglas

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    Thank you all for your kind thoughts.

    Thank you all for your kind thoughts.
  2. Thread: Douglas

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    Douglas

    Thank you all on this forum for your help and support. Sadly, Douglas died this morning at 9.30. In the end, it was very quick and very peaceful, he effectively died in his sleep.
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    Thanks, everyone Douglas seems to be getting...

    Thanks, everyone
    Douglas seems to be getting weaker by the day. It is really hard for him to communicate in any way now yet I believe his mind is as sharp as ever so apart from anything else he must...
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    So glad Monday is over. Sorry, Ellie, should...

    So glad Monday is over.

    Sorry, Ellie, should have made it clear that he is under the care of a palliative team. The Doctor concerned with that is visiting Doug tomorrow, as well as one of the...
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    Doctor has been - said the main thing is to keep...

    Doctor has been - said the main thing is to keep Doug comfortable and try and ensure he is not in pain. The district nurses will administer any drugs necessary to ensure any pain/discomfort is...
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    Hello, sorry I went missing again but I ended up...

    Hello, sorry I went missing again but I ended up staying at the hospital with Doug.
    He was discharged on Friday on an end of life plan, as it turned out he had a lung infection again.
    He was put on...
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    Hi, Ellie Yes they will x ray him. Although he...

    Hi, Ellie
    Yes they will x ray him. Although he is on the medical ward the vent team are involved so he is in good hands really. Despite everything Doug has a strong constitution. He came back in...
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    Douglas' oxygen levels have dropped and they...

    Douglas' oxygen levels have dropped and they don't seem to know why. Doctor says it will be treated as an aspiration problem. They are trying to stabilise him now and are going to adminster...
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    Thank you, Ellie��

    Thank you, Ellie��
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    Ellie, I think you are a wonderful wordsmith....

    Ellie, I think you are a wonderful wordsmith.
    Oddly, Douglas has taken every prognosis literally, even though this was about the third one he has been given and he is still with us - but it goes...
  11. Thread: Sad News.

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    Very sad news, please accept my condolences on...

    Very sad news, please accept my condolences on your loss. Your love and respect for your mother shine through every word of your post and I am sure she was hugely proud of you.
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    Hi, everyone I am with Douglas now. He is trying...

    Hi, everyone
    I am with Douglas now. He is trying to sleep but nurses have had to sort him out twice in half an hour.
    I am now unclear as to why he was refusing treatment - he has mentioned his...
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    Despite agreeing to be admitted to hospital,...

    Despite agreeing to be admitted to hospital, Douglas is refusing food and medication
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    Hi, Ellie X ray showed a mass on one side....

    Hi, Ellie
    X ray showed a mass on one side. Doctor said something like she would see what the surgeons said which Doug has taken to mean he might need surgery but it is too dangerous to put in a peg/...
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    Just to add - Doug's stomach was swollen again...

    Just to add - Doug's stomach was swollen again today to an extent that I called the Doctor out again. He is now back in hospital, just come back from x-ray to check he has no actual blockage. Seems...
  16. Thread: Kayleigh

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    Just wondered if anyone has heard from Kayleigh?

    Just wondered if anyone has heard from Kayleigh?
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    Thanks to Ellie and JAY-TEE for the advice....

    Thanks to Ellie and JAY-TEE for the advice. Doctor came and seemed satisfied there was no impaction, he thought Doug had some sort of stomach bug. Recommended Immodium and dirolite, as normal....
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    So sorry for your loss

    So sorry for your loss
  19. Thread: She's Gone

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    I have followed your threads about your care for...

    I have followed your threads about your care for your grandmother. Please accept my condolences on your loss, no one could have done more for their loved one.
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    Thanks, Ellie. I did wonder if constipation could...

    Thanks, Ellie. I did wonder if constipation could be the cause
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    Stomach problem?

    Hi, everyone
    Hope this is the right place to post, I feel as if I only post when we have a problem.

    Over the last couple of days, Douglas has been experiencing stomach ache and intermittent...
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    Douglas has registered but we have to wait until...

    Douglas has registered but we have to wait until they can extend the research to sites in England
  23. Thread: Dina RIP

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    Haven't been on the forum for a few days so have...

    Haven't been on the forum for a few days so have only just seen this devastating news.
    Douglas and I were privileged to meet Dina when they were both in Wythenshawe; she always got a smile from...
  24. Thread: Terry

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    Thinking of you, Terry, and wishing you a speedy...

    Thinking of you, Terry, and wishing you a speedy recovery.
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    So sorry for your e

    So sorry for your e
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