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Photograph of Dr Duncan Field and patient David Southworth

Colchester Hospital patient receives world’s first heart implant, likened to having a “paramedic in your pocket”

28/02/2020 | Press releases

A Colchester hospital patient has become the first person in the world to receive the world’s most advanced heart implant that doctors have likened to as having a “paramedic in your pocket”. David Southworth (pictured, below), who has heart failure, was fitted with the Medtronic Cobalt implant by ESNEFT consultant cardiologist Dr Duncan Field. It can communicate with… Read more »

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