Thursday, August 2, 2012

Thank You, NHS

I made an appointment to see the GP which, as the problem resolved itself, I later cancelled.  I used the proper form and in plenty of time.

Despite this, Healthcare issued me with an IEP (behaviour) warning for not attending the appointment.  That warning triggered a Review Board, which dropped my level of privileges from Enhanced down to Standard.

This halves the number of visits I can have, limits my town visits to one per month, knocks 40% off the money I could use to phone home and - lastly - prevents me from taking my home leave until September.

Thank you, NHS.

6 comments:

  1. Damned if you do, damned if you don't :(

    Still thinking of you both.

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  2. Now this may be incredibly naive but can't Ben appeal? would he have been given a chance to give his side of the story and that was ignored/ not believed?I suppose if getting the form in is so crucial there should be some form of evidence available that it was indeed submitted - seems extremly unfair.

    Long time reader first time commenter by the way. Wishing all the very best over the upcoming decision, it would be a complete travesty if it goes the wrong way especially based on the past few months...

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  3. Heh

    Not really the fault of the NHS so much as the IEP system and the scumbags in charge at your nick who are clearly doing their best to provoke a confrontation at the 11th hour.

    Rise above it, you could be home in a matter of weeks.

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  4. Isn't there are book on the wing where all applications/requests etc are recorded?

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  5. Have you got access to a photocopier? In future photocopy things like that so you can stick it under their officious snotty noses next time they try this.

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  6. I'll refrain from commenting on the scandalous details of this post, in the interest of decency.

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