Hospitals #1

A difficult week with no time to post and no appetite for being particularly creative…Mum is in hospital as I type having a big op.. I’m off to visit again soonish.. fingers firmly crossed.

On check in yesterday we marvelled at the level of disorganisation – it was so palpable all the other patients were talking about it too.   And I don’t mean the medical staff – they were fabulous.   No, it’s the administration.   The car park is 400 yards from the entrance and the ward is another 200 yards… this is of course fine, provided you are not unwell…

You then have to navigate the chaos of incoherent signage – and considering half the patients seem to have english as a second language, I could really sympathise with them.   At one point we were heading to the Psychiatric Wing by mistake and I was seriously considering checking myself in…

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