Breakdown: Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: First Minister’s speech 29 May 2020

This is my interpretation of what I heard and not a script in the complete sense of the word. There is a full script of today’s ministerial statement here. It also filters out all the political, repetitive fluff that happens on most of these updates.  I do welcome debate to my blog, but any aggression or … Continue reading Breakdown: Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: First Minister’s speech 29 May 2020

Breakdown Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: First Minister’s speech 28 May 2020

This is an overview of the First Minister of Scotlands COVID-19 update covering the move into the next phase of Test and Protect from complete lockdown. It contains a condensed version of all the critical points raised and facts shared.  It is my interpretation of what I heard and not a script in the complete … Continue reading Breakdown Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: First Minister’s speech 28 May 2020

MY EXPERIENCE OF NHS POSTERIOR LUMBAR DECOMPRESSION AND INTERBODY FUSION – POST OP DAY 1

After the last post, I was somewhat mentally exhausted - so sorry that this wasn't up yesterday as planned. But, here it is. The next little instalment of the saga of my spinal fusion. We left off when I was taken back to the ward after recovery. It was around eight o'clock in the evening so … Continue reading MY EXPERIENCE OF NHS POSTERIOR LUMBAR DECOMPRESSION AND INTERBODY FUSION – POST OP DAY 1

My Experience of NHS Posterior Lumbar Decompression and Interbody Fusion

For the non-cyborgs, I had posterior lumbar decompression and interbody fusion (PLIF for short). There is an animation of the procedure here. February 13th 2018 - Day of Surgery We arrived at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (AKA the Southern General) bright and early. We went to the admissions area and got "checked in" and … Continue reading My Experience of NHS Posterior Lumbar Decompression and Interbody Fusion