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JoyBoroAngel Report 8 Dec 2021 22:00

Good luck Shirley... I hope your safe and well soon x


nameslessone Report 7 Dec 2021 12:51

I didn’t know your driver also had to isolate. Hopefully I’ve got no ops in my future as I have no family member to drive me. Difficult to expect the friends who would have to do your shopping to isolate - or the taxi driver.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 7 Dec 2021 12:04


I had to self isolate for three days before the recent day surgery for biopsies
Plus had to go for a covid test at the drive in facility at Medway hospital three days before

My granddaughter had to self isolate too for two weeks before the op on April

We most likely will have to do some self isolating this time too


Von Report 7 Dec 2021 11:12

Hoping all goes well with your op Shirley and wishing you a speedy recovery <3

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 7 Dec 2021 11:09

Not so many days, I've heard, but they do require a negative result PCR and then isolation before an op.
Any person in your household or driving you to the op.also has to isolate.

All this will become clear at your pre-op. assessment, as different hospitals may vary slightly.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 7 Dec 2021 10:58

Don’t know on that one nameslessone

Did have too in April when the knee was done


nameslessone Report 7 Dec 2021 10:31

Glad to hear things are underway.

Do they still make you self isolate for two weeks before any op?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 7 Dec 2021 09:18

Absolutely Gynn

They want to sort it whilst it’s still contained

Can’t fault all the NHS services over the fast tracking they have in place

Have said to family that to me it’s an alien in there and I want it out !

Hopefully will know next week when that will be ;-)

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 7 Dec 2021 09:11

So pleased for you that they seem to be really pushing forward with your care.

Sometimes the waiting is really worrying and if something needs doing, I think you would rather they just got on and sorted it.

Keep upbeat and look forward to brighter days post-op. very soon.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 7 Dec 2021 07:31

Well results phoned to me on Friday and yesterday a call from Maidstone hospital to go next wed 15th for consultation with gynaecologist and a pre op assessment.

Seems it’s going to be pretty soon they get me in

How impressive is that



AnninGlos Report 4 Dec 2021 08:24

Well done Shirley, with others I hope the wait is not too long.


SylviaInCanada Report 3 Dec 2021 23:40

Well done!

The NHS is working fast.

I'll keep my fingers crossed that they don't make you wait too long.

My cousin in Australia was one who did wait, unfortunately.


maggiewinchester Report 3 Dec 2021 23:33

Well done for going early, Shirley, and well done the NHS!

Take care <3

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 3 Dec 2021 22:55

So good that you acted early in getting checked and now have every chance of having a successful outcome.
I hope you don't have to wait too long for your op.
It sounds as if your team are working together well and everything will soon be sorted.
Good luck.

Will be thinking of you.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 3 Dec 2021 21:42

So had a CT scan last Tuesday and today got a call from the hospital

It confirms the cancer is contained in the womb and not spread

Consultant in Medway hospital has already been in contact with oncology and gynaecology surgeon at Maidstone hospital and today gave them the result

So now it’s now waiting for Maidstone to call me to get a pre op assessment done and hopefully a date for a full hysterectomy

They will biopsy it after removal to check was contained but may also remove some lymph nodes just to make sure

Whilst it’s still a blow it seems to be the best result in the circumstances.

Was told you did the right thing getting checked, many ladies ignore bleeds so condition gets too far advanced to treat successfully


Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 23 Nov 2021 07:09

Sorry to read your news, Shirley, but so good to hear that you are being fast tracked for treatment.

I hope all goes well and I admire your 'get it sorted' attitude.


SylviaInCanada Report 22 Nov 2021 04:32

Shiirley .............

that's just what happened to me back in 1995 (and again, a second time, in 2011).

I had absolutely no symptoms, no pains, no lumps, doctors couldn't feel anything ....... in my case, thank heavens for mammograms.

But to get that phone call from the doctor 3 days after having my first screening mammogram????

Let's get this over and done with!!!!

Here's hoping you get called for the op soon <3 <3


Annx Report 21 Nov 2021 23:12

Well done getting checked out Shirley. Best wishes and I hope all goes well for you. I found a hysterectomy far better than I expected.


**Ann** Report 21 Nov 2021 19:14

Hope all goes well Shirley <3 <3 <3

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 Nov 2021 18:59

Thank you Sylvia and everyone

Must admit as it came out of the blue it’s been a bit nope this isn’t happening

But now it’s there so let’s get it sorted and move on