An Appointments At King’s College Hospital

After my experience below, had an appointment at King’s College Hospital – sorting out my Osteoporosis problems. What a difference !!! First, arrived early thanks to hospital transport; I was due a whole range of tests, and they actually fitted me in, moved me around...

Went To Royal Marsden

Went to Royal Marsden to try and find help dealing with side effects. Not long to wait in Outpatients – Good – not so good is the hospital’s conveyor belt system. Nurse calls you – shows you in to consulting room. Then shuts door and leaves you there alone, to wait....

Dark Chocolate Is Good For You

What lovely news that dark chocolate – in moderation – is good for us. Just posted info that came from ASCO (American Society for Clinical Oncology that says so – and you can’t get much better than...

Arrogant NHS Medic

Arrogant NHS medic really got up my nose. Friends saying their Cancer Nurse Specialist (CNS) is wonderful make me think there is something wrong with me – or do others have same problem when trying to get information and help? Yesterday was rung by a CNS; I had tried...

Thanks A Bunch NICE

Thanks a bunch, NICE. Today comes announcement that NICE are to impose massive fees to approve drugs. This will hit new cancer treatments hard, especially for those with rarer cancers, where not so many patients will mean less profit for developers. NICE charges will...

Yesterday I Felt Grand

Yesterday felt very grand; overseas TV crew interviewing me to ask what I thought of NHS. They had done their research, and asked searching questions such as “Why do Britons regard NHS as a Religion?” Good question. Turns out many they had interviewed had extolled how...
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