Tag Archives: O?t

Infection confirmed

19th December There were loads of cock ups regarding my last appointment at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford. From Patient Transport times and communication, appointments and what they were for to where in the building they would take place. I was over an hour and a half late for my appointment time because of the […]

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Back on track

Wednesday 6th November First thing in the morning I got a text from my Dad to say he had sent me an email with two pictures of the wheelchairs next to the bed. Later when the OT (Occupational Therapist) came round we covered two things, firstly I showed her the photos and she was happy […]

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The start of a hopeful week

Monday 4th November Monday, the start of another week, but this was no ordinary week because I was hoping be going home! The Orthopaedic Team came round and said I was good to go, the Infection Team  came round and said I was good to go and Physio said I was good to go. It […]

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Need a new bed to get home!

Friday 1st November From the Physio and the incident with the leg I was in a lot of pain and taking my break though medication at every time I was allowed to have it. This of course wiped me out and I slept my way through most of the day. The only time I got […]

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Becoming more mobile

Thursday 31st October Orthopaedic team came round and told me I could bend the knee as much as comfortable if that made it easier to get home, which it would. This was only if it was for a short time i.e. to get into a room where a straight leg wouldn’t allow, the leg should […]

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A question about bacteria

Wednesday 30th October It’s not until you’ve been bitten in the bum, or knee in my case…..well scratched……oh you know what I mean, like this that you think about bacteria and infections. As a curiosity question for the Infection Team I asked that if, for example, you had dry skin which broke open or a […]

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A complete turnaround

A couple of days before my liver enzymes had spiked again, which we think was a reaction to one of the antibiotics. When the Infection Team came round they told me they had gone back to normal without any changes to the antibiotics, so all was good there. I had a meeting with Ziggy the […]

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A mixed week

I’m not really sure what happened last weekend to be honest but this massive wave of tiredness came over me, I had to fight my eyes constantly but the sleep always won. Every time a Nurse came they had to wake me up, they all commented on how sleepy I was and the difficulty I […]

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