Tink was at the end of her day working as a line technician when she slipped from a utility pole. She knew right away something was terribly wrong. The fall had left her lower body paralyzed.
Cancer can be an inconvenient conversation. People want to know how you’re doing, but they might not be ready for all the gory details. It’s like driving by a bad accident on the highway. You can’t help but look but hope you don’t see anything ugly.
I’ve seen them down the hall, behind closed doors; the chairs where people in various stages of concern are hooked up to tubes as drops of life-saving medicine drip steadily, hopefully, into their arms.
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I recently was admitted to Roper St. Francis Hospital on two different occasions. I cannot say enough about the Health Care Team. It started at the front door. My car was parked, I was met and carried straight to my room. My doctor, Dr. William Carter, will be “my doctor” for life!
Brenda Horne was concerned about her husband, Bob, among other issues. He was in Roper Hospital last year for double bypass heart surgery. She also was busy running her Mt. Pleasant business, Salon Capelli, worrying about their son who was deployed overseas as an infantryman in the U.S. Army and dealing with her ailing grandmother.
Try as she did, the Red Cross nurse couldn’t get the big steel needles in my arms to cooperate. One clotted. The other simply didn’t work. Therefore, Plan B in my recent adventure to receive the Provenge treatments for my prostate cancer involved some minor surgery.
Our employees believe every moment matters for their patients. Watch what inspires them to work at Roper St. Francis and what they love about their jobs.