In this section you can find out about the experience of being in intensive care by seeing and hearing people share their personal stories on film. Our researchers travelled all around the UK to talk to 40 people in their own homes. Find out what people said about issues such as regaining consciousness, emotional experiences, recovery and impact on lifestyle. We hope you find the information helpful and reassuring.
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