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How the NHS has changed

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 09:40

Your hairdresser asks you how you want your hair, your waiter how you'd like your steak. Don't expect the NHS to be any different in making you aware of all the options - especially a person like you that they will quickly realise is intelligent enough to understand everything that is going on.

They know that when a patient knows what is going on they respond better to the treatment, are more aware of things that might not be right - like shouting up about getting what could be an infection before it causes damage rather than just sitting there in pain because "the doctors know what they're doing". They NEED to tell you all this to help your treatment.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 09:36

Supernoodle. I'm not sure how that will work I'd already be taking a £3,500 pay drop to work for them (compared to what I currently get which is about average for my line of work). I think my only real option if I want it to work is to offer six months part time free labour for them and find myself a paid part time position to keep the money coming in. If after six months we're still not making enough money to employ me full time than I will have to decide to find a job elsewhere. I just hope that it wouldn't cause too much stress with my partner if I were working six / seven days a week

Waffle away - I really need to get out in the garden and water every thing a few plants are not enjoying the neglect of late. The weather report keeps threatening rain!

Morning Bekkie, have another cup of tea and hopefully they'll settle the tablets down!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 09:28

Verdun, how come your taraxicum officionale are so very far behind mine? They've all been and gone up here. Do you grow a late flowering one special? I'd love to be able to extend the season of them in my garden they really improve the look of the lawn.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 09:18

Another day of sitting around in the office waiting for our 13:00 meeting tomorrow to discuss redundancy.

I'm in an awful catch 22 situation with the job I REALLY want and its rather messing with my brain. They need someone to be there getting them work, think I'd be perfect for it, but because work isn't coming in they've no funds to pay any one.

The only way around it is for me to work for nothing until the cash flow improves to the point that they can pay me but of course that doesn't pay the mortgage and I don't want to be in a situation where I start doing this work for free and they take advantage and then expect it to continue long term rather than give me a paid job.

Its all too much for my brain to absorb!!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 22:42

Allium - my Daves are definitely behind.  they're only just flowering much less any wnere near producing those tasty juicy little red tomatoes.

Fortunately my Bruces are doing fantastically

 

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Posted: 02/07/2014 at 22:38

Well done OL. I can never find motivation to go to the gym on my own. I have managed an hour and a half on the Wii Fit this evening at least (in danger of not fitting my dress for a friends big day next month)  I used to swim a mile every morning but no pool local opens early enough - a five am swim does amazing things to get your brain and mood going!

Herb Garden Essentials

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 20:15

Dancing With Herbs - perhaps I ought do that. Its right by the path so I can knock it every time I go into the garden Although I might need to line a few down the path to balance out the damage of the TBI (traumatic brain injury otherwise known as too bloody inconvenient) and ensure I remember to come back into the house!

Thank you everyone for your suggestions. I've got them written down in my little note book ready for me to start working out what will go where.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 20:11

Roma KEF. I thought I'd said. My Dave's are a little behind.

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Posted: 02/07/2014 at 16:49

Might be having chillie tonight if you keep mentioning it! We eat chillie at least once a week - its such an easy meal to cook especially with my intolerances and we always freeze the left overs for easy meals when we can't be bothered to fire up the oven (like tonight!)

We do put an unhealthy amount of cheese to melt on top of them though

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 16:38

*Stomach rumbles*

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