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Unknown Report 5 Mar 2004 16:28

....and while I think about it... is tehre anyone else from North Bucks ? You all seem to be "southern softies"...

Elaine

Elaine Report 5 Mar 2004 16:37

hi len I do vaguely remember you but can recall your wife better. Donna is fine, she moved over to aylesbury during the summer but still works in Marlow. Elaine

susie manterfield(high wycombe)

susie manterfield(high wycombe) Report 5 Mar 2004 19:40

Sarah/paul awww fanx:) hubby is doing just fine.weve just been to asda but i wouldnt let him carry anything:) paul,hows your dad now,hope hes doing well hubby says the most painful thing is his groin where they inserted the catheter,,,ouch!!! its amazing ,but he was awake all the time they were doing it i'll speak later,better put shopping away now susie

Lynette

Lynette Report 5 Mar 2004 21:06

Hi Paul Yes I'm North Bucks - Buckingham itself to be exact - about as far North in Bucks as you can get before you hit Northant or Oxfordshire.

Len of the Chilterns

Len of the Chilterns Report 5 Mar 2004 23:32

Susie Actually, its quite interesting. The patient is wide awake and can watch the proceedings on the monitor, although one doesn't get a good view as they won't let you lift your head. I complained that I was of a nervous disposition but would be alright if a good-looking nurse would hold my hand - they produced a very large male nurse and asked if he would do. Its usual to insert a stent at the same time, if one is required It is a very debilitating process, though. Wycombe hospital now is able to do angiograms. Dr Clifford, the consultant, visits our support group from time to time and reckons they will soon be self-sufficient. The support group meets at the Broomwade Sports and Social Club, Hughenden Valley, each month on the third Tuesday, 7.30pm. Len

Dawn

Dawn Report 5 Mar 2004 23:41

Hello all you lovely Buckinghamshire people!! Catch up with you all tomorrow!!!?? Goodnight Sarah.X

Len of the Chilterns

Len of the Chilterns Report 6 Mar 2004 23:37

Hi Elaine Mary sends her regards. She used to work with your mum at Lyons Systems so remembers her well, whereas I knew your Dad better. I also knew Donna as she and Lucy, my daughter, used to get together a lot. Lucy now lives with Simon her husband in Somerset with their children James (5) and Flora (3), 2 dogs, 2cats and a flock of chickens. I heard today that James got a finger broken in the car door. Len

Elaine

Elaine Report 7 Mar 2004 07:26

len say hello to lucy from both me and donna when you next speak to her! taking about wycombe hospital, have you heard that they want to close the childrens ward!! Elaine

Dawn

Dawn Report 7 Mar 2004 08:28

Elaine You are an early bird!! Sarah.

susie manterfield(high wycombe)

susie manterfield(high wycombe) Report 7 Mar 2004 10:58

hi all elaine yea,what a distaster that will be,especially for young families mine are all grown up now but i have got grandchildren (although im still in my prime)lol the scbu unit is fantastic!! my eldest son was in the unit 27 years ago,it had only been open 6mths at the time,but they were fantastic the care he had was second to none sarah did you enjoy the prison site didnt hannah look so old for her 35 years,poor lady:( susie

Dawn

Dawn Report 7 Mar 2004 14:14

That is a brilliant site, Susie. I think because the pictures are there it has more of an impact. Love Sarah.

Len of the Chilterns

Len of the Chilterns Report 7 Mar 2004 23:27

Closing the Childrens ward is all down to politicians. They closed Booker Hospital to make £9 million to pay off debts and get Wycombe out of the red. Now they regret it as Booker was very useful for geriatrics and long-stay patients who now have to be accommodated in Wycombe clogging up the beds The debts are mounting up again and the next move is to close Amersham and make a fast buck by selling the site to developers. After a few years back to square one again and what else to sell? Close Wycombe and ship patients to London or Oxford? Len

Unknown

Unknown Report 8 Mar 2004 11:17

Susie, my dad's fine thanks, didn't need a stent, just on medication now. He's doing fine, although is beginning to feel his age now, but then he is 78 this year ! I think its awful to even consider closing a childrens ward. The SCBU unit in Milton Keynes struggles somewhat too. The nurses do what they can, but they're over stretched at times and often have to transfer babies to other hospitals (when my son was there, a couple that had premature twins got sent to Wolverhamption for 2 weeks !!).

Dawn

Dawn Report 10 Mar 2004 22:13

Hello Len!!! The big day is looming isn't it? Hello Susie, Elaine and everybody! Hope you are all well. Love SarahXX

Len of the Chilterns

Len of the Chilterns Report 10 Mar 2004 22:55

Hello Sarah. Yep. Sunday. Lunch for about 24 people at a local inn, then afterwards at my son's house in Stoken. Our house will be full of people over the week-end . My "office" reverts to a spare bedroom so quess I will be offline after tomorrow (Thursday) until Monday night - if I have sobered up by then. Elaine I will give your regards to Lucy. Cheers Len

Dawn

Dawn Report 11 Mar 2004 16:44

I had better sing 'Happy Birthday' now then Len. 'Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday dear Len! Happy Birthday to you!!' Sarah.

susie manterfield(high wycombe)

susie manterfield(high wycombe) Report 11 Mar 2004 17:20

len you didnt tell me it was your birthday,you little tinker lol happy birthday to you happy birthday to you happy birthday to our darling little len happy birthday to you a big hig from me ((((huggggg)))) susie ps i'll sing it again on sunday lol

Dawn

Dawn Report 11 Mar 2004 22:39

Hey Susie We could have done a duet!!! lol!!! SarahXX

Len of the Chilterns

Len of the Chilterns Report 11 Mar 2004 23:09

Susie Well- you didn't ask. Susie & Sarah Thank you ladies, I am touched. I will raise my glass to you you on Sunday. They will have to help me away from the table afterwards, I shall be bending the elbow so frequently. See you next week Len

Len of the Chilterns

Len of the Chilterns Report 11 Mar 2004 23:14

Paul Age is all in the mind. Your dad should be out wining and dining and casting an appreciative eye on the girls. 78 ain't old. He's like me, coming up to middle age. Len