Hiqa has recommended new thresholds for nine common hand and back conditions which it says, if implemented, will help tackle waiting lists for outpatient appointments and elective procedures. 97 more words
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On Monday 25th November I will be attending an NHS England event as an “expert by experience” with the charity Rethink.
What would it take to put mental health on a par with physical health in future NHS services? 250 more words
Today I agreed with the council that I would take on one of their small allotment plots. I’ve been on the waiting list since 2009 and have heard that the local waiting times are something like 5 to 7 years, so I was surprised and excited when I got an email last Friday saying I had got to the top of the list and could I come and have a look at the plots available. 299 more words
I walked along the corridor of the main hospital staring into the glossy floor, music playing through my earphones into my ears; I felt a deep sadness as I tried to hold myself together for the journey home. 910 more words