Tag Archives: theatre

Back to the Operating Theatre

Wednesday 8th January The day of surgery arrived at last, I just wanted to get it over and done with as quickly as possible. I was taken from the Ward at 11:45 which was roughly the same time as my last operation here. As is becoming more the norm they had trouble finding a vein […]

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A change of plan

Wow, its been a month since I last published a post. I’ve had quite a few just sitting there already written, just haven’t been on a the computer much to posted them. There have been a few reasons for that but before I explain them it’s only right I should get you up to date, […]

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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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Two stage surgery

So, here we are again, on the Eve of yet more surgery. I’ve been in the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford for four days now. It feels like a strange place because it’s an NHS (National Health Service) Hospital yet feels more like a private one in many ways. I have to question the common sense […]

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From one Hospital to another

Thursday evening I was shuffling along the bed to try and transfer onto my wheelchair, so I could go to the toilet. I’ve been using a commode most of the time but every now and then preferred to use the toilet. I got my leg laying along the edged of the bed when all of […]

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Been to hell and back

The plan for the weekend had been set on Friday and I was resigned to the fact that I would be here at least Till Monday. Saturday should have been a quiet relaxing day but it turned out to be anything but that. It all started to go tits up when a young oriental guy, […]

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Culprit Identified!

The last couple of days have be the normal run of the mill hospital days, which is why I haven’t done any blog posts. The bay is not that bad, two of the old ladies are lovely, the third is OK but the last one not so. You can’t have it all, especially at night because […]

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Are we getting somewhere at last?

After a rough night, due to the lady in the bed next to me, I woke up to the usually early morning routine. I’d come off nil by mouth yesterday evening so had Breakfast, had a wash , got dressed and started reading the paper. I thought that at some point someone would come round […]

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