New Year – Time to try a new way of polishing a turd

New years resolutions. Give up smoking. Lose weight. Blah Blah. However for some it time to start trying to polish a turd. You see St Georges Hospital NHS Trust are looking for a new Chairman. https://www.gatenbysanderson.com/job/chair-at-st-george-s-university-hospitals-nhs-foundation-trust-in-london.5526 The job description is full of vague crap and clearly not designed to attract the leader that this disgrace Read more about New Year – Time to try a new way of polishing a turd[…]

Another day another IT Security breach

This morning I was at Georges Hospital in Tooting for one of my regular visits. Once again the doctor leaves the room and leaves his computer unlocked. I was able to grab this photograph and other information on my medical record. (I wont post that stuff here, neither will I post the picture of my Read more about Another day another IT Security breach[…]

Data Protection Breach

I was St Georges Hospital again yesterday – yes I know yawn! Its another rant about that lot. However this in its own right is as concerning as the last. We were in with the doctor in their office about 45 minutes. In that time the doctor left the room for between 5 and 8 Read more about Data Protection Breach[…]

Stuck On Crutches For Two Weeks So Far!

A fortnight ago I managed to tear almost every ligament and tendon in my foot and ankle. Not good 🙁 When it happened, during the working day and between client visits I visited St Thomas’ Hospital in London and presented myself at A&E. What a professional outfit. In and out in 2.5 hours and seen Read more about Stuck On Crutches For Two Weeks So Far![…]

Weekend Report

So I had a major operation on Friday night and I am now in the High Dependency Unit at St Georges Hospital in Tooting. I have been in pain ever since. At 1 am on Saturday morning Court talked to ICU and could not get a reasonable word out of them. He even had to Read more about Weekend Report[…]

The latest fuck up

I have not been allowed fluids since 11am this morning and the temperature has hit 32 degrees today and they forgot to give me any intravenous fluids. I finally went searching for an answer to why l hadn’t been taken down for my surgery at 5pm. Nobody at the nurses station could give me an Read more about The latest fuck up[…]

So here is the latest installment of life as a patient at St Georges Hospital.

I currently have a suction vacuum on a wound that has split open and a stomach bag (which is part of my intestine tied outside my body on my abdomen. Because l was rushed I to hospital, the vacuum wound and the stomach bag are only a few millimeters apart and so the dressings for Read more about So here is the latest installment of life as a patient at St Georges Hospital.[…]

St Georges Hospital – Again!

Regular reader of this section will no doubt recount this run in with St Georges Hospital in tooting about a year ago. Well since then I have had another few run ins mainly within the last six weeks or so. So have things changed for the better? In a word. No. The staff seem to Read more about St Georges Hospital – Again![…]

An NHS rant

So I have had problems with pain and discomfort in my eyes today. So what did I do? I phoned my doctor for an appointment, The wonderful people at The Pepys Road Surgery told me I was not registered even though I walked in there and registered three weeks ago! They then proceeded to blame Read more about An NHS rant[…]

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