Short stay in RAEI

Have you ever heard of someone being admitted to hospital with an ear infection? No, me neither. Well that was until this weekend! I developed a severe ear infection which steadily got worse needing micro-suction of the ear canal followed by the placing of a wick in my ear canal which is immediately in front …

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Five days post pituitary surgery

Five days in and I’m home doing absolutely great. Had a few hours deep sleep when I got in and just had a fab feast of butties and pork pies! Nice Firstly, can I give a huge mention to all the staff at The Salford Royal Hospital who looked after me. Unbelievable care and I …

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First appointment with the Surgeon

Hip hip hooray! I’ve been waiting for this day since my first appointment at The Royal Albert Edward Infirmary back in June! Don’t worry Dr T I haven’t forgotten you So later today (tonight in fact) I’m seeing the Neurosurgeon and his team, Mr G, at The Salford Royal Hospital. Question…..is it too full on to bake him a …

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Back at The Christie

Looking forward to my appointment today and hearing what impact the cabergoline has been having on my bloods. Hoping to hear that things are heading in the right way and have a sneaky feeling that the cabergoline is doing its business! You may remember that I recently reported feeling much better, well it was short-lived …

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Not such a great back seat driver

Yes it’s true, I’ve always rather enjoyed being the driver as opposed to being in the back seat. Suppose it’s something to do with those years’ as  Manager Right….. good news I’ve had contact with the Surgeon’s secretary at Salford Hope Hospital. Well after a few more weeks had passed since I last spoke to her I decided to …

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How did I get on at The Christie?

For those that didn’t know yesterday was my first appointment at The Christie with The Professor and his lovely colleagues within the Endocrine unit. On arrival at the hospital (went with sister, mum, dad and girlfriend) i was initially struck by the number of poorly patients and secondly by the smile on most if not …

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