An end to the wait for me – but when will appointments catch up on the new Trust name?

Yesterday I got a letter in the post regarding an appointment in the Neurology Clinic at the Royal Victoria Hospital. Hopefully this appointment will be when we will find out the results of the MRI and EEG that I had a few weeks ago. The letter itself, however, causes me to have some concern. It is clear that the letter template has not been updated since the changes to Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland. The letter states, An appointment has been made for you to attend the Royal Group of Hospitals Trust: NEUROLOGY CLINIC AT LEVEL 6B, OUTPATIENTS … Continue reading An end to the wait for me – but when will appointments catch up on the new Trust name?

The long wait is over… at least we didn’t have to go private

It seems such a long time since I was at the Royal Victoria Hospital with the nice student Ryan for my ECG. Today’s post brought two separate letters from two different departments of the RVH giving me appointments for an MRI scan to my head, and an EEG. What seems rather strange to me is that despite coming from the same hospital in the same Health & Social Care Trust they look and read completely different. Neither has my address correctly, but they made it here. But at least I have finally got my appointments. Andrew had been suggesting that … Continue reading The long wait is over… at least we didn’t have to go private

Just another fall…

I had another fall this evening. I was coming downstairs to get my dinner that Andrew had made for me, but when I got to the bottom something happened. I don’t remember falling, but I do remember coming round lying on the ground in the hall. Fortunately, I don’t seem to have damaged myself. And throughout the day I have been having lapses. So tomorrow Andrew is going to ring the GP’s and see if we can get any closer to having the EEG and related tests from neurology. I will be sure to mention this again on Wednesday morning (9am) … Continue reading Just another fall…