Colonoscopy . . . Part the Fourth

It seems that meeting the Anaesthetist is passé. Yesterday I received a web based pre operative assessment questionnaire from the D&G NHS via someone/something called Ultramed – “This assessment will take 30 to 60 minutes to complete”. It sure did. It wasn’t difficult, but broken down into many sections and very detailed, and requiring a good memory, good record keeping and a fair degree of intelligence. I couldn’t help wondering if a person filling it in on someone else’s behalf – allowed for at the start – would actually be able to complete it. And it said that if you had any queries you could telephone a certain number or send an email to the given address. I tried the latter, and got an instant reply saying ‘this inbox is for colleagues only, for queries about your operation ring (number)’. The number given was a different number to the one in the letter ! So my questionnaire has gone in and we await the next instruction.

About Ian

Retired Clergyman, and former RAF person. Lives in SW Scotland. One wife. Two children, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren scattered across UK, Europe and the USA.
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