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Get Derek Back Home To UK

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Derek (My 80 year old Father) suffered a massive Pulmonary Embolism and required CPR on the 16th April 2019 while in Thailand.

Thankfully he has been very lucky and is among the 5% that manage to survive the initial stages of this critical condition

With hospital bills mounting we took the decision to transfer him to a government hospital and this was the biggest mistake i have made in my life ever.

We very quickly realised that instead of saving my dad this was effectively a death sentence, the government hospital was not fit to treat animals. He was placed on a trolley in a room of 50 other very sick people and left alone without any attention in critical condition, no proper bed, no pillow and no sheet.

We managed to find over 12 thousand pounds from his last remaining savings and family and friends but this is quickly ruining out.

Unfortunately  i had to leave my father in Thailand and travel back to the UK to further progress his care from home.

As of the 29th of April he is still on a ventilator and in ICU with a long road to recovery but with very good chances if we can keep him in the private hospital (Pattaya Memorial)

Any help with his medical bills would be greatly appreciated.

I love my dad and long for him to be well enough to travel back to the UK where he can be cared for in his remaining years with us.



  • Kev Hall
    • £20 
    • 5 yrs

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Simon McGarvie
Claire McGarvie
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