Long wait, so mad

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Long wait, so mad

Postby winterguardmumma » Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:31 pm

Hi everyone,

Sorry, bit of a rant going on at the moment....My Rhuemy refered me to the Fibro clinic back in July when i saw her last. Today i finally got a date through..January 2011! The day before my next Rhuemy appointment. She was reluctant to put me on anything else because she felt it was better to be seen in Prof Davis's clinic, so all i am on is Ami 50 mg a day (tried Tramadol but it didn't work). She stopped my MTX for the RA because i said it wasn't working and she felt most of my pain was Fibro related. But now i'm on minimal drugs for both conditions and for the last 3 weeks i have been in a never ending loop of RA and Fibro flares, that i just can't seem to get out of. I'm waiting to see if my nurse specialist can bring my Rhuemy appoinment forward, but i don't know how much i can take of this.

I used to work in the NHS, so i am aware of cuts and appointment times but six months is way too long...i think i'm going to have to go and see my Gp and see if they can change my meds because i just can't function at the moment. :needhug:
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Re: Long wait, so mad

Postby denys » Tue Oct 12, 2010 2:43 pm

Sorry to hear you are suffering at the moment and completly agree that 6 months is too long to wait, but it seems to be around the norm for lots of departments, good luck with getting your appointment moved and in the mean time hope your GP can help to get you some relief sorted :hugs: :hugs: :hugs: :flowers:
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Re: Long wait, so mad

Postby shazq » Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:14 pm

Hi
Hope you get the appointment brought forward. :flowers:
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