Faces of Humanity: My Stay in Hospital

Faces of Humanity: My Stay in Hospital

During my seven day stay in hospital as I initially recovered from my second limb reconstruction surgery, I met so many people coming into and out of my small five bay ward.  We were all having to stay in hospital either in preparation for surgery, or to be looked after post-surgery.  We were all being operated on for various reasons and we all responded in different ways –  some angry, some very upset, some always positive, others frustrated and fearful Hospital is a leveler because suffering is universal.  It did not matter that I have an OBE and they didn’t.  It didn’t matter about what job we had, where we…

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