Prayers, best wishes pour in for Patrick Manning
POLITICIANS, both friends and rivals, yesterday expressed their shock at the stroke suffered by former Prime Minister Patrick Manning and offered their prayers for his speedy recovery.
Kamla: Spare no resources
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has advised Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan to ensure former prime minister Patrick Manning is well taken care of during his stay at the San Fernando General Hospital.
Fire Service took ex-PM to ‘Sando’
FORMER prime minister Patrick Manning was taken to the San Fernando General Hospital in a Fire Service ambulance.
FORMER prime minister Patrick Manning remains warded in a stable condition at the San Fernando General Hospital after he suffered, what his son Brian Manning described as “a mild stroke” on Monday night. The younger Manning yesterday called on the nation to keep his father in its prayers.
Khan: Manning is in unstable condition
Having a stroke on the right side of the body is not a good sign, especially if the patient has a pacemaker, as in the case of former prime Minister Patrick Manning. Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan said yesterday Manning, 65, who is warded at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the San Fernando General Hospital, is unable to speak or eat. “At this point Mr Manning’s condition is serious. He’s in a very unstable place. He cannot speak and he cannot eat. “He can remember things and he is conscious of things around him but he cannot move the right side of his body,” Khan said.
Son: No Cuban doctors for ailing former PM
Cuban doctors will not be coming to T&T to attend to former prime minister Patrick Manning who is recovering from a stroke in the Intensive Care Unit of the San Fernando General Hospital.
Tears, prayers for Manning’s recovery
THERE were tears and prayers for ailing former prime minister Patrick Manning yesterday as citizens woke up to news that he had suffered a debilitating stroke and was at the intensive care unit of the San Fernando General Hospital.
‘The Patrick Manning we know’
Patrick Manning is a polemical political figure. He inspires emotions—be it the “good riddance” type of late or the respect earned after a lifetime of public service.
Panday visits Manning
Former prime minister Basdeo Panday paid a brief visit to his counterpart, former prime minister Patrick Manning at the San Fernando General Hospital around noon yesterday.
ROWLEY TURNED AWAY
Friends and foes visit Manning in hospital after ex-PM suffers stroke but…
Doctors stop Rowley
Political leader of the People’s National Movement Dr Keith Rowley was restricted from visiting former prime minister Patrick Manning when he went to the Intensive Care Unit of the San Fernando General Hospital yesterday. Rowley said he was unable to see Manning as doctors felt it was not an appropriate time. However, he was able to speak to Manning’s family and got an update on his health.
Rowley calls on nation to pray for Manning
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley yesterday called on citizens to pray for the speedy recovery of former prime minister and sitting MP for San Fernando East Patrick Manning.
Colm and AG among Manning well-wishers
Attorney General Anand Ramlogan and Opposition MP Colm Imbert are expressing support for former prime minister Patrick Manning who suffered a stroke on Monday night
Orville empathises on behalf of the THA
Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Chief Secretary Orville London has extended best wishes for a speedy recovery to former Prime Minister and former political leader of the People’s National Movement (PNM) Patrick Manning.
SWRHA Chairman: Sando has expertise to treat Manning
Chairman of the South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) Dr Lackram Bodoe has given the assurance that all that is required to treat former prime minister Patrick Manning is available at the San Fernando General Hospital.
‘He’s being treated like everyone else’
Former prime minister Patrick Manning may be getting good medical care at the San Fernando General Hospital, but is not being treated any better than an ordinary citizen with no titles.
Best wishes, Mr Manning
The loss of a general election and of the party leadership has made the past two years extraordinarily challenging for former Prime Minister and PNM leader, Patrick Manning and it seems the rough and tumble of national politics has taken its toll on a man whose spirit has always been willing, but whose body has more often than not proven brittle.