Tom’s operation – another kind of marathon

Tuesday 7th August was a long day for the neurosurgeons and for Tom, but he was awake and off the ventilator and back on St Andrew ward by 9.30 pm. Thanks to the expert team who did the re-pinning and re-grafting that was needed. Now the physio’s and nurses are back on his case in earnest, and when he can sit up (not for a while yet), Tom is to have a custom-made neck collar which may be slightly more stylish than the previous version…