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Nurse: “Next of Kin is blank!”
Me: Yes I know, I have no one.
Nurse: What about Relative, Friend, Brother/Sister/Child etc.
Me: I’ve explained it’s blank because I have no one.
Nurse: Well have you considered putting a friend down?
Me: I’m fairly intelligent and considered a lot of options, and frankly there isn’t anyone, besides should I join the choir invisible I wouldn’t be too concerned? Continue reading
I arrive for my appointment a little stressed since roadworks closed the only access to the building and I had to find alternate parking… I hobble the distance on my crutch to the address with seconds to spare, and with … Continue reading
Then… I’m taken completely by surprise as she pushes me up against the wall, drops to her knees, puts one hand around my bad leg and then starts tugging… gently at first and then longer, harder, deeper with each stroke… At this point the only thing going through my mind is ….
“I hope she doesn’t let go!”
What were you thinking? Take your mind out of the gutter! This isn’t Fifty Shades of Phsyio 😀 The therapist was using an oversized elastic band wrapped around the back of my knee and applying a force that the bad knee had to resist… I noticed that the band wasn’t securely wrapped around her hand, all that was going through my mind was if she let go, that’s Continue reading
After 13 months since losing Janice to such an awful disease I’m finally granted bereavement counselling courtesy of the NHS. Its proven very difficult to access any services for bereavement when you actually need them!
Here’s my story… Continue reading
Dealing with Bereavement especially when your wife is young is the hardest thing to cope with, dealing with a financial institution to close the accounts should not be this difficult. Continue reading
Over Christmas I was waiting between different tests and consultant appointments for an ongoing issue with my ankle, so in my boredom of waiting I wrote this… 🙂 Continue reading
The following is my experience of the modern-day NHS. Before however I would like to acknowledge there are some really good people working within the system but are heavily constrained or scared to make the necessary changes within. As a patient, it is easy to see the NHS being systematically destroyed by poor management, and execs who are so far removed from the patient experience/journey their decision making is questionable… Continue reading