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?
I arrive for my appointment a little stressed since roadworks closed the only access to the building and I had … More
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…
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… 🙂
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…