Infective Endocarditis and Blindness

Preview to topic: We decided to write about this matter, as our Dad’s initial diagnosis upon his admission to the hospital in September 2016 was Infective Endocarditis. (We also have a topic about Infective Endocarditis). Unfortunately, the infection went into our Dad’s eyes causing him to lose his sight…. Please see Infective Endocarditis and Blindness […]

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World Sepsis Day – September 13th

Preview to topic: This is a matter that is awfully close to my sister and I. During the time our Dad was hospitalised, due to his original diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis ( we have a topic on Infective Endocarditis, he, unfortunately, suffered many other various infections. One of which was Sepsis….. Please see World Sepsis […]

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September Awareness Month 2020

Preview to topic: Our blog has a variety of shared matters that relate to our Dads seven-month stay in hospital which was far from straight forward. This month is September Awareness month, many medical conditions are being recognised in this month, we felt it only right that we make this a topic for our blog, […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 18th-24th May 2020 -Guest Feature: Chantelle Newell: Counsellor and Mediator

Preview to topic: We wanted to do this topic as we believe Mental Health and Wellbeing is particularly important at any point in time. However, with the current situation with the Coronavirus Pandemic, Mental Health and Wellbeing is even more crucial. We are also very fortunate to have another guest feature: Chantelle Newell – Counsellor […]

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Stress and Blood Pressure

Preview of topic: This topic wasn’t planned, however, on a recent visit to the Doctors for my NHS Health check I was informed that my Blood Pressure was high. As a result of this, it is going to have to be monitored. This is why we decided to cover this topic…. Please see Stress and […]

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Diabetes/Diabetes Awareness

Preview of topic: We have decided to write about this condition as although our Dad did not get this whilst in the hospital, it is a condition that he suffered from that caused him to gain significant degree burns to his feet. Our Dad lost feeling in his feet and didn’t realise hot water from […]

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Delirium Awareness

Preview of topic: This blog is a work in progress. Our first initial thought was we wanted to share the knowledge of the many unknowns we were facing (and still are facing now)…We use various social media platforms to monitor which best suits to help us get our story out there..through posting this we learned […]

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