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Danish Tourist Returns To Naas General Hospital To Thank Staff Who Saved His Life

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Steffen Michael Soerensen collapsed while on holiday in Wicklow in 2021

A Danish tourist has returned to Naas General Hospital to thank the doctors and nurses who saved his life back in 2021. 

Steffen Michael Soerensen was while holidaying in Ireland in November of that year. 

After collapisng in Tinahely, Co Wicklow, Mr. Soerensen was admitted to Naas General Hospital, where he underwent surgery following a life threatening condition and was revived after suffering two cardiac arrests, on one occasion receiving CPR for 29 minutes.

Speaking to the staff of Naas General Hospital, Steffen Soerensen said: “Thank you to all of the doctors, nurses and hospital staff at Naas General Hospital that were involved in my care and recovery. I can only express my deepest gratitude for the incredible actions and management that the team displayed when they saved my life. Words cannot express how thankful I am and I will never forget what you all did for me.”


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