Cardiff & Vale Health Charity Patron and long-serving doctor at Cardiff City Football Club, Prof. Dr Len Nokes’ book: ‘Only Time Will Tell: A Father’s Journey’ is now selling digitally on Amazon for just £7.95.
The book, written in memory of Len’s daughter Claire, tells her story from her father’s perspective. It is also a recollection of the time Claire spent in hospital and how her family and friends rallied around her – and each other – as they came to terms with the tragic circumstances that had befallen them.
On December 28th, 2016, Claire Nokes collapsed at a friend’s house. She had suffered a cardiac arrest, subsequently confirmed as having been brought on by a condition called myocarditis.
Claire had suffered a hypoxic brain injury and would be in a vegetative state for the next (and last) eight months of her life. She passed away on October 3rd, 2017.
Dr Len Nokes, said “I wrote this book to fulfil my promise to Claire and also to raise awareness of heart-related conditions and offer support to families in similar scenarios”.
“All proceeds from the sale of the book will be split between the Prop Appeal and the British Heart Foundation Cymru Huge thanks to the Prop Appeal Committee for all their hard work on this”.