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Thursday 11 October 2018

Thursday 11 October 2018

Today was the scariest day of my life. This photo is of our bay in A&E when Hubby had been taken for a CT scan. It all started at 2:45pm, when Hubby text me to say he loves me, then he felt ill, then to call his colleague, Daisy, immediately. By 3pm I had read the messages and called his mobile, as I didn't understand why he was asking me to call Daisy - I thought he was being silly. Dean didn't answer! It was the first aider on call, Emma. All I remember her saying is that she was with Dean, he was conscious and talking but they have called for an ambulance. I can't remember anything else apart from feeling like I was going to be sick. She asked me to come to his work, so I took off for his work. I then spoke to Daisy, who ...

Did you know that visiting the GP is not always necessary? #Selfcare

Did you know that visiting the GP is not always necessary? #Selfcare

I was recently made aware of a campaign that the NHS are running called #Selfcare. It is basically highlighting to families that you do not need to go to the doctors every time something is wrong. You can treat yourselves for minor ailments with over the counter medicines. I for one, being a working Mum of two do not find the time during the "doctors hours" to visit and grab medications. It is easier for me to go to the Pharmacy at the Supermarket - that's open until late into the evening. VIEW the POST