I’ve been bothered by chronic and quite debilitating migraines since Sunday night last week and have spent most of the week laid down in a darkened room drinking nothing but water and eating little else but the pink and yellow migraleve tablets that cost me a fortune from the ASDA chemists. The NHS was it’s usual efficient self. I finally got over my man-fear of asking for help and rang the doctors on Wednesday only to be told to ring back Friday, which I duly did. I was then told there was a ten day waiting list (TEN DAYS!!!) for appointments. Why is there a ten day waiting list at a GPs?! Probably the peniosners collecting repeat prescriptions or heading for their flu-jabs clogging up the waiting room. Selfish of me I know, but a ten day waiting list at a local village surgery seems ridiculous.
The headaches have cleared up – well, the intensity of them has. There’s still a dull aching pain at the back of my eyes but that could be down to any number of Continue reading