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It’s been a while

Back in A&E with an asthma attack after going for two months without having one, quite a victory for me!

Trying very hard not to get frustrated but what is happening to our NHS? I used to think it was due to government cuts but I wonder if the levels of basic care have gone. I sat waiting to be taken to resuscitation and could hear the nurses debating where I should go as they hadn’t got the room and my SATS were 100% my SATS are always 100% but I had an audible wheeze and had been wheezing for an hour and a half!

I’ve now been here nearly three hours and have not seen a doctor, yet someone’s who’s come to A&E with sunburn has been given advice and treatment! 🙄🤦🏻‍♀️ what is the world coming to?!

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Hi RD23

Sorry to hear you were back in hospital with your asthma. How are you feeling now?

We have an asthma attack recovery plan that might be useful for you: bit.ly/2Cv7INK

We also run an Asthma Support Programme which aims to help you get control of your symptoms and cuts your risk of an asthma attack. bit.ly/2tYEfDJ

Take care,

Dita

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Hi Dita,

Breathing wise I’m fine thank you, my ribs are just very sore as I’d been wheezing for about two hours when I finally stopped!

I’ll have a look at the recovery plan, thank you.

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