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Have just taken a 'phone call from our local surgery.
When I took Brian in for his blood test this morning I spoke to the same young chap as yesterday (something on the admin. side). Straight away he told me that he himself had told the Practice Manager what had been happening with regard to the letter of referral. He then said that one of the other doctors at the practice would do the referral letter and that it would be dealt with to-day. I told him (so that the other doctor would
We spent hours talking today about my Uncle's desperately poor state of health and decided to write yet another letter to Social Services. This time virtually begging that they listen and take on board our concerns for his welfare. We copied lots of people in 'authority' including my Uncle's appointed deputy. Mum says she doesn't think her brother will last beyond xmas unless something radical happens to change his circumstances. There are lots of people who care but they are all powerless. Family,
I saw Brian's GP last Monday and asked again for a referral letter to Dr. S for an up-to-date assessment of Brian for the CHC meeting that is to be held at our house on 3rd August. He assured me that one would be sent.
Brian's SW came round this afternoon with Letters of Agreement relating to Brian's forthcoming respite and said that there is still no sign on the computer records of a referral letter addressed to Dr. S from our GP. She did say that it was possible that it had not
Today Matilda and I are on the road again my friend sheila said we looked beautiful in the photo and that Matilda was the red and shiny one
She hasnt seen my face after a trip around the block I dont know which one of us outshines the other!
I am just off to do some clothes hunting in my bedroom so that I can pack my bag for my trip to Charmouth.
I havnt been to the sea side for ages cant wait, and I bought a new cozzy for the trip
We are sort of celebrating Kaines foot today and the doctor diagnosed the above disease, you may wander why we're so happy, well we though he had another 30/40 verrucas coming up. Hopefully it will only last a week and his foot will be back to normal and I'll be able to concentrate on his verrucas. Social services rang up, I was quite suprised of their quick response, so will be ringing them to arrange a care assesment, which wont go down well with MIL. Jasmine has gone to school and the school