Tag Archives: HCA

A trip out and a move

Monday 27th January Friday and the weekend were uneventful, although apart from Friday I was feeling better. I was ultra-frustrated all weekend with the internet connection on my phone stopping me from practicing the meditation techniques. The day of the Endoscopy had arrived, the Ambulance collected me at 08:30 for my 09:00 appointment. A Nurse […]

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The great unveiling

Wednesday 22nd January The Infection Team had little for me and really only asked if the Psychiatrist had seen me again, which he hadn’t. Two of the Doctors from the Orthopaedic Team came to tell me the cast would be split later that morning and the Registrar would be round later in the afternoon to […]

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Happy Birthday to me

Thursday night saw me get very little in the way of sleep and as the clock struck midnight I became another year older, Happy Birthday to me. It didn’t get off to a great start, 04:30 and I was in a lot of pain so I rung for some Oramorph (thankfully they had switched the […]

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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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