You could have lost your leg.

This is the truth. You might say I am seeing the worst in a situation, being melodramatic, or perhaps scaremongering. But this is the raw truth of the situation.

Because several medical staff failed to listen to what I was saying, did not properly and thoroughly investigate all of my symptoms and therefore missed the fundamentals, I could have lost my leg.

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Beating back the negatives

I learned this week that my consultants request for a knee operation was turned down and I have now been referred to the public health system.

Frustratingly, because my original accident / injury occurred in another country, legislation says it cannot be covered here in New Zealand. Continue reading “Beating back the negatives”