Friday, 13 January 2017

Southmead Hospital.

I want to sing the praises of all levels of staff at Southmead Hospital in Bristol, particularly in these very difficult times for the NHS.

My husband spent three weeks there early last year, another week in December and a final fortnight more recently.  He died peacefully this morning having received continuing wonderful care from all levels of staff throughout the year.   The last few days have been made so much easier by their level of dedication and kindness, far beyond the call of duty.

My heart is full.

14 comments:

The Weaver of Grass said...

Poor Heather. My heart goes out to you. I have been in that position myself, having lost my first husband twenty five years ago. He too had wonderful treatment.
I just hope that Dick had a peaceful end and that you now feel strong enough to cope as he would have wished you to. We both send our love to you.

Michele Bilyeu said...

My deepest and most heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your dear husband. I truly am so deeply sorry.

The Bug said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm glad that he received excellent care - especially because I'm sure that eases your mind.

Gina said...

Dear Heather, sending you much love and heartfelt condolences. Thoughts are with you xxx

Jane Raymond said...

I am so very sorry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Heather said...

Thank you all for you kind thoughts and wishes. They are much appreciated.

Penny said...

Oh Heather, I feel for you, my thoughts are with you.

Toffeeapple said...

I am so sorry to hear your news, Heather but am glad that you feel that way about your hospital.

Robin Mac said...

My heart goes out to you Heather. I Know you are comforted by how well the hospital looked after your husband. You had so many happy years together you must have some wonderful memories to look back on and give you solace. XXX

Sue said...

Love and hugs to you at this time.

WendyK said...

Dear Heather, I am so sorry to hear your sad news, I'm sorry I hadn't known sooner. I will be thinking of you and will try to get down to see you when the weather is a bit better. I have a friend in Weston so can see you both the same day. Let me know if this would be OK. Love Wendy xx

Ro Bruhn said...

So sorry Heather to hear your sad news, I missed this post. Take care, and look after yourself.

Louise Lloyd said...

My condolences. I have enjoyed your blog for many years but have never commented. I hope your craft and garden bring some comfort.

Rachel said...

Heather. I dont know why but I looked at your blog tonight. I often see you on Weave's and agree with and like your comments. I am sorry to see your sad news here. You will be in my thoughts tonight. Rachel.