Alan Martin

Five years ago, in the summer of 2013, I suffered a spinal stroke. It was a perfect warm July day, we’d had friends over for a BBQ and we all had a great time. Looking back there were no signs leading up to the stroke, everything seemed normal…

Becky Salisbury

In 2008 whilst living in Leeds I woke up one Sunday morning and my left leg felt very heavy and numb, initially I thought I had just slept awkwardly. After a week things hadn’t improved so I telephoned the NHS Helpline who advised me to make an emergency appointment at the local GP Practice…

Pat Fraulo

Going back to 1995, I was unwell with what was considered to be some kind of virus infection which just would not clear up. I was eventually admitted to Milton Keynes Hospital where I was given a course of steroids and antibiotics together with inhalers and oxygen..