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More Information and equipment testing

Last Friday was another busy day but having had a much better nights sleep, due to the PCA (Patient Controlled Analgesia), I was able to tackle the onslaught of people, information and equipment with ease. The first set of intelligence came from the Infection Team who were first through the door. Although they were armed […]

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Manic Monday

Monday 13th May was supposed to be the busiest day since my surgery, although not all of it went quite to plan I suppose it was really. I will try and cut an incredibly long story as short as I can and put it in blocks for easy reading. Socket Casting We were up exceptionally […]

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It all begins to go wrong

Saturday 23rd February 05:30 and this is where it all started to go wrong. I felt like I wanted to go to the toilet quite badly so I called for the nurse, the nurse who had helped me before was on a break so a HCA (Healthcare Assistant) and the Trainee Nurse came. I explained […]

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Happy at home

Even though I have been in hospital for the past 7 days, last night I couldn’t wait to go to bed. That nice soft bed, with cosy duvet and a soft comfy pillow that doesn’t sink in the middle leaving your head in a rut. Of course said bed was also in a nice dark, […]

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New Year surgery

Yesterday morning I was up quite early to get washed and then wait to be taken to theatre. From what I could see through the dressing the abscess was now purple/black, large and sore, just as I was leaving the bathroom it opens slightly and was bleeding in the dressing. As I came out they […]

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What an eventful day!

Wow today has been busy. The first eventful thing happened just before lunch when I saw the physio (different one from yesterday). She came in and said about me sitting out in the chair for lunch which of course I had to give it a go. Although I was off the PCA and just starting […]

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