After 2 months in ICU in a London hospital - out of the blue yesterday they transferred my dad back to our local hospital - which is such a relief. The ICU is London was so high tech and amazing it's a bit strange to lose that support but obviously a good sign that they have moved him and will make visiting so much easier. He still has his trache and a lot of oxygen support but now they just need to build him back up as he has lost so much weight. He can't swallow and that is being investigated so they can get him back on normal food. Before transferring him yesterday they asked him about DNR should something happen in the ambulance. And last night the consultant asked if he was still happy for that to stay on his records. She said should his heart stop they very much doubt they could start it again and if they did he would end up intubated again but my thoughts are to try - however my dad said there was no way he wanted to go through this again. It was really hard listening to him say that - feel so bad for what he has been through On the plus side his heart is about the only healthy thing about him at the moment so hopefully it would never come to that anyway.
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