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[…]

My Favourite Hospital Gets Its Comeupance At Last

So I am sitting watching the BBC London news in my man cave/office, when the subject of St Georges Hospital in Tooting comes up. I listen intently. It  appears they have been now rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commision failing on leadership and safety and that special measures have been recommended for improvement. Many Read more about My Favourite Hospital Gets Its Comeupance At Last[…]

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[…]

2 Months Later

So here we are two months later. I’ve endured two major operations (of which both wounds went septic!), l nearly died, had peritonitis, a collapsed lung and a stoma that was positioned right onto my skin, so every time it emptied itself, it felt like someone was squeezing lemon juice into an open wound. I’ve Read more about 2 Months Later[…]

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[…]

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Two nights ago, a nurse called VAL had to change my stoma bag, l should explain that a stoma bag is a bag that collects excrement from the bowel after a major operation, non of the night nurses like to change these bags and will do everything to avoid changing them. She left me waiting Read more about Default title[…]

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.[…]

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I have been at Georges Hospital in Tooting, London for 39 days now. Here is an update. Courts blog tells you the rest and this one is so similar its unbelievevable Had to wait 2 hours for orimorph as the senior nurse was on her break and there wasn’t anyone to cover her bay whilst Read more about Default title[…]

Well Well!

Within minutes of writing a blog about St Georges Hospital I have been sign posted to an excellent piece in The Daily Mail. Melissa Kite’s detailed explanation are a carbon copy of some of the issues I have experienced there and all I can really say is that she has done a much more eloquent Read more about Well Well![…]

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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