Terrible day at the hospital
Arrived at UCLH for my weekly check-up for my clinical trial. 3 cannulas refused to work-trouble even getting blood....
Laparoscopy in the morning
Beginning to get a little nervous now. Scared of the blood test and cannula, this will be the worst bit for me....
Hi to you all Hope you are all well ,i read post most days but haven't posted for a while been ill and in hospital but improving now i am on ...
The dilemma of when to call for help
We have had numerous discussions in the past regarding “ should I or should I not dial 111, 999 and or going to A&E, ED or ER ”. I have a tal...
Well it's in saying last place. Ow very awkward place and saying foot next arms have give up very sorry...
Trip to A&e
Yesterday bringing up green sludge and in agony with pain Frank phoned 111 to ask for advice this was 6pm took oramorph and tramadol at 8.30 ...
Penny Lane and the NHS
For once a good - personal - story about the NHS. After years of resisting, I finally went to collect my new hearing aids from our local hosp...
Nasal sores from Cannula.
I,m pretty much on my oxygen and have terrible sores in my nose. Not only from the cannula, but from the o2 blowing into my nose 24/7 ....
Hi everyone, today I am having my last of 6 fec chemo sessions. When I started it was back at the beginning of march and today seemed a milli...
Lap day today!
So I am having my laparoscopy today but I can't help but keep thinking, what if nothing is found?! What happens then?...
Just had the cannula out went to flush it and the vein blew my god that hurt so here we r again nurse looked but can't find vein thinking foo...
Port A Cath
Hello everyone My son Harrison is 13 and had a port fitted when he was 3 for regular IV's ( every 3 months for 2 weeks ) . He is just about t...
Just got home from egg collection...
I was feeling really positive this morning and had egg collection at 9.30am but by about 9.15 the panic set in....
IVF tips for a squeamish person
It’s been 2 years of ttc and had loads of tests to no avail so we are being referred for IVF....
Struggling this morning
I took a test ( haven't taken one for three or four days ) to see what my levels are like now and I have just the faintest of lines left. My ...
Any do's and don'ts for 64yr old with pneumonia?? I'm usually fit so feeling a bit yuk at the moment any advice getting through this would be...
Follow up from procedure
Yesterday went well. Being so nervous I was put at ease....
CT scan today
Allan had his scan today and was so relieved that the next step of the journey was over. He said that compared to the BMB it was a piece of c...
Having a bad evening with my lungs there playing up big time just had to ring my bell nurse getting me a nebuliser what with my cannulas and ...
Helpful GP's when you have an event which could do with recording
I was just reading a post about ' Understanding AF and how to cope with it ' One of the bits of advise was to arrange with the GP's to record...
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