"There is no reason for your wound not to heal or keep getting infections. You must know something more about it that you are not telling us.....we will not offer you any further intervention with your wound" These were the words I heard from a Dr in April last year on the 21st to be… Continue reading Psychological impact of medical gaslighting a year on
Setting up a virtual severe asthma peer support group
For a long time I have wanted to set up a severe asthma peer support group because the condition is so isolating and very difficult to live with. We often have to use our own knowledge of the condition to help ourselves manage it because the medical knowledge of experts is limited to the science… Continue reading Setting up a virtual severe asthma peer support group
Its no secret that recently I have had a lot of trouble with my health and the health service. I have found myself in the position where I am not sure who I can or cannot trust especially those who have been looking after me. It is a position I never expected to find myself… Continue reading Trust
Medical gaslighting is a term that I have seen around on social media quite a bit over the last year or so. I would read stories about patients experiences of poor medical care or incorrect assumptions made by medics which have been devastating for the patient and feel blessed that this has never happened to… Continue reading Medical Gaslighting
New drugs, new start?
I haven't written in ages and I apologise for that but I really did not know what to write and how to write without getting myself angry and upset as I feel the last 8 years have just been a total waste. I wrote a while back about changing consultant and hospital because I was… Continue reading New drugs, new start?