Hi, been diagnosed since June 2014 though had fatigue since 2010, that I can remember anyway as have cognitive problems. I am due to see a Dr on Thursday 30th July re medical retirement, this Dr being the decision maker. My GP and consultant reports basically explain the condition and how it MAY affect someone and are not really specific to me apart from that I suffer fatigue and cognitive problems ie poor memory and concentration. I currently attend Newcastle RVI on a clinical drug trial for the fatigue, having to travel hundreds of miles to get there. Most Doctors I have had contact with have little or no knowledge of PBC, one even asking me how I got it. I am really concerned about my appt and how I get this Dr to understand the absolute horrid effect the fatigue has on me. At times I spend days in bed unable to even sit up for any length of time, yet other days I can do quite a bit , for part of the day anyway. I really dont want to give up my job but have no alternative. I am a police officer and know I am not fit to sit at a desk never mind patrol my beat area. Could do with some advice if anyone has been through the ill health retirement process.thanks in advance.
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