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Re: [IPk] Its just got worse!!!!



> Hello Everyone,
>       I have mentioned previously about the problems with my hospital and
> cancalled appointments and not seeing a consultant for 18 months.
>      Well now I've been told that the hospital can no longer fund my pump
> supplies, I know I am very lucky to have been funded  for the 18 months I
have
> been on the pump but the way I was told was whisper whisper I'm sorry but
this
> is the last supplies we can give you, no explanation in fact absolutly
> nothing.
>       I am now in the process of compiling letters to my local MPs the
health
> authority and am thinking of the national papers.
>      My hospital which is under Forest Healthcare in East London has
recently
> been in the papers for people dying in A&E due to waitng times.
>      Its been listed yesterday in the Mail at no 7 for worst waiting
times, I
> know in the group we are not meant to view political issues, but didn't
this
> goverment promise to cut waiting times invest millions, I've found things
have
> become a lot worst in fact I feel its becoming unbearable.
>     I am sure waiting times have been cut because the appointments keep
being
> cancelled.
>     Could the group advise me on who to write to on the political front I
know
> the health secretary is Alan Milburn but where do I write to him etc, or
any
> other people in this matter.
>      The thing that disgusts me the most is the way they they spending
> thousands on impoving the look of the hospital plants, pictures, water
> features to make it pleasent for patients personally I would be treated in
a
> barn as long as the appointments were regular and i was seen on time.
>
> Best Reagards
>
> Dave :-((((((

Dave, if it's any consolation I forwarded your mail to Paul Streets of
Diabetes UK, with a suggestion that he might make their knowledge of the NSF
more public at this stage, now the Government has decided to put this on
hold for a year or more.

Tony O'Sullivan
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