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« Reply #15 on: December 13, 2022, 08:57:53 am »

If you take things literally, it is a little concerning that the news that broadgage is unwell is currently topping the "likes" chart with a score of 218.   I am sure we don't mean that!  Grin
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« Reply #16 on: December 13, 2022, 11:33:15 am »

I am surprised that hospitals permit the use of your own nightwear and blankets.  Purely on a hygiene level.
That said, I wish member Broadgage all the very best, and hope you return home for the festive period, and celebrate with port and an ox roast!  Wink 
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« Reply #17 on: December 13, 2022, 01:29:42 pm »

Nightwear seems to be tolerated these days. Many inmates are wearing proper night shirts and pajamas.

Bit surprised that I got away with my own blanket. However the Fire brigade bundled me up in the nearest blanket, and at the hospital no one queried it.
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A proper intercity train has a minimum of 8 coaches, gangwayed throughout, with first at one end, and a full sized buffet car between first and standard.
It has space for cycles, surfboards,luggage etc.
A 5 car DMU (Diesel Multiple Unit) is not a proper inter-city train. The 5+5 and 9 car DMUs are almost as bad.
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« Reply #18 on: December 13, 2022, 06:44:22 pm »

Here's to a speedy recovery BG (Brake Gangway (carriage)). There's some great staff at MPH in Taunton.

I should know. I'm related to several of them!

Read that as HMP Tanunton at first!
Oh no, Broadgage has been locked up on charges of port smuggling and hoarding explosive substances (petrol)!

Glad to see you still posting.
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« Reply #19 on: December 14, 2022, 12:58:42 pm »

I am surprised that hospitals permit the use of your own nightwear and blankets.  Purely on a hygiene level.


When the hospital told me I was staying, my wife went into Broadmead for a pyjama set for me. After she left, I pulled the curtains, undressed, then found the pack contained two tops and no bottom. So I ended up in the hospital issue, which was preferred by the staff, and which I got used to fairly quickly.

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That said, I wish member Broadgage all the very best, and hope you return home for the festive period, and celebrate with port and an ox roast!  Wink 

Hear hear! I hope you are back in time to enjoy a sufficiency of seasonal port.
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« Reply #20 on: January 22, 2023, 05:46:03 pm »

Still in hospital, being well cared for and FAIRLY well fed. Lost a fair bit of weight, not on a planned diet but by eating only a single course. Avoiding the puddings as all are much too sweet for my taste and presumably therefore fattening.

Roast beef, good
Roast lamb, good.
Lamb "farm steaks" which are basically burgers, acceptable.
Fried fish, disgusting. The only dish about which I complained.
Egg mayo salad, good.
Steamed or poached fish with sauce, good.

Bit of a drama today when one of the side rails of the bed came of when I leant on it. Engineer called who stated it was operator error by physiotherapy team who swapped the rails around.

Very glad of my own blanket. Many patients complained about the hospital blankets, small, thin, polyester, and not enough for more than two each.

Have had numerous scans and tests, and given many blood samples.
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« Reply #21 on: January 22, 2023, 08:34:20 pm »

Still in hospital, being well cared for and FAIRLY well fed. Lost a fair bit of weight, not on a planned diet but by eating only a single course. Avoiding the puddings as all are much too sweet for my taste and presumably therefore fattening.

Roast beef, good
Roast lamb, good.
Lamb "farm steaks" which are basically burgers, acceptable.
Fried fish, disgusting. The only dish about which I complained.
Egg mayo salad, good.
Steamed or poached fish with sauce, good.

Bit of a drama today when one of the side rails of the bed came of when I leant on it. Engineer called who stated it was operator error by physiotherapy team who swapped the rails around.

Very glad of my own blanket. Many patients complained about the hospital blankets, small, thin, polyester, and not enough for more than two each.

Have had numerous scans and tests, and given many blood samples.

Good to hear from you Broadgage, hope you're feeling better and being provided with adequate Port......for medicinal purposes, naturally!
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« Reply #22 on: January 22, 2023, 08:56:43 pm »

Alcohol is not permitted in hospital, the odd very small supply might have been consumed, but not regularly.
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It has space for cycles, surfboards,luggage etc.
A 5 car DMU (Diesel Multiple Unit) is not a proper inter-city train. The 5+5 and 9 car DMUs are almost as bad.
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« Reply #23 on: January 22, 2023, 09:29:47 pm »

Thank you for your review of the hospital at bed trolley service Broadgage and great to hear from you. Get well soon.
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« Reply #24 on: January 23, 2023, 12:30:56 pm »

Get well soon!
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« Reply #25 on: January 23, 2023, 01:13:24 pm »

Had seasonal flu injection yesterday and covid vaccination today. Head not yet exploded.
A neighbour was in the same hospital yesterday  but has now been released. They fell out of the loft at home, onto the floor below. Appeared unhurt but kept in for observation.
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It has space for cycles, surfboards,luggage etc.
A 5 car DMU (Diesel Multiple Unit) is not a proper inter-city train. The 5+5 and 9 car DMUs are almost as bad.
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