Monthly Archives: August 2017

Went swimming today

Today was my 3rd trip to the swimming pool on my own.  I can manage to swim a little which pleases me greatly.  I feel more comfortable in the water than I do trying to walk on land.  My legs … Continue reading

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The subtle art of deception – letter from neurologist

Today I have received the letter from my neurologist, consulted on Friday last week.  What he has written sounds very plausible and reasonable on the surface but of course it is what he fails to say that is really important. … Continue reading

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The farce continues …

Today I have heard back from the Health Board regarding my out-of-region referral request to Prof David Healy, Bangor, Wales.  The HB continues to insist that I first be referred to the Substance Misuse Service locally. Apparently psychiatrists in SMS … Continue reading

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Acknowledgement of harm after 3.25 years

I didn’t really expect this day to come, the day when a doctor consulted via the standard GP / consultant route  would actually say “The shock of coming off Nitrazepam” was the most likely cause of my neurological functional symptoms … Continue reading

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What the medical profession is doing is wholly immoral

I would never have imagined it was possible.  A medical profession so closely in bed with a pharmaceutical industry that has no morals whatsoever and is solely driven by greed.  Millions of patients prescribed drugs of questionable value and the … Continue reading

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My GP’s ignorance is staggering

I submitted a formal complaint to my GP practice regarding the events of the past four years.  I have received an 8 page response, much of which is entirely reasonable but some of it is deeply worrying.   I changed … Continue reading

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Good day – offered 6 sessions of hydrotherapy

Morning wasn’t so good but I managed to go to physiotherapy in the afternoon.   I mentioned going to a swimming pool so physiotherapist said I could have six sessions of hydrotherapy to see how I get on with that. … Continue reading

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