I would like to hear from anyone who has any experience with this Staph Germ. My dad has it in his blood and recently spent 5 weeks in hospital with multiple health issues as well. On dad's discharge 10 days ago the Pic line was removed and it was said that, there were no need for anymore antibiotics. Each day he was home it was a step backwards for him. Last Tuesday he seen his GP and the visit was taken up with prescriptions referrals to the necessary specialist, organising the home blood tests and wound care supplies. No check on dad BUT the GP was aware dad was to see the blood specialist the following Thursday. Wednesday, I received a phone call from the hospital saying it was necessary to bring dad down to have the Pic Line reinserted and antibiotics started, I said they would need to arrange transport as dad was in no fit state to travel by car. They got back to me and said they were organising the Pic Line to be put in at the local hospital before dad seen the specialist.... which this hospital is much closer. Thursday morning they were to phone with the times. Thursday, I had a early morning phone call from dad....I need a doctor. I got there ASAP and thought he was dead as I walked closer his arm moved....I called for the ambulance. Dad urgently needed blood he was very warm and had a slight temp. I explained about the phone calls from the other hospital concerning the Pic Line. I was told that was all a mistake not to worry everything was clear.... I didn't receive the phone call Thursday as planned and I thought no more of it. Friday, I received the phone call about the Pic Line and all the arrangements made..... I was asked to accompany dad because of his confusion I said his confusion....I'm confused!. I gave them all the details and told them to just sort it out with the local hospital. As things stand today, the antibiotics have started again...tomorrow the Pic Line will be reinserted..... dad continues to receive blood and iron transfusions there is yet to be a improvement in dad. What tomorrow brings who knows. Does anyone know anything about this bacteria?? Trying to get to see a doctor I might as well be chasing Moon Beams! On a lighter note and do apology in advance if anyone is offended. Dad wanted to see mum and I picked her up from the care home, mum was very compliant and peaceful BUT quite clueless. After a short while mum wanted to return to the home I asked her to say goodbye to dad. Mum asked who he was and I told her that it was her husband....she smiled and told me how funny I was....I would never marry someone that old and sick. Dad never heard her, she did however smile and wave. Love Taffy.