Harry's story

Harry's story

Harry's story

Harry was born with a chromosome deletion in 2014. This means that he has a developmental delay, which means lots of outpatient appointments and frequent infections which often result in hospital stays on Bramble Ward.

Harry’s mum, Louise, said: “When Harry was five weeks old, we went into the RD&E and we were told about his diagnosis. I remember this day so well as my husband and I couldn’t believe what they were telling us and how this would affect our family life as we already had a toddler.

“Six years on and the bramble family at the R&DE has become a second home to us. The care received, not just medically but personally, to Harry and to us as his family has been outstanding. It has made our journey a lot easier.

“I know a lot of people think of a hospital as a scary or sad place but Harry, who is a frequent flyer of Bramble Ward, never once gets upset when we arrive at the RD&E or at the doors of the Bramble Ward because of how welcoming everybody is.

“We are forever grateful for all the staff on Bramble; this journey would have been even more difficult without you there holding our hands.”

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