I realise this is the second post with a similar theme but I too am feeling totally unsupported.
I was placed on the "urgent" list for a total hip replacement nearly 8 months ago but have heard nothing since. When I saw the surgeon, my physio appointments ended. I've got considerably worse since the surgeon's appointment and now can hardly walk at all. I've tried to make a GP appointment but could only see the nurse who said they'd find out the likely operation date and make me a referral back for physio but after a month and three repeat phone calls for an update, I'm still none the wiser and don't have my physio appointment. Even getting a supply of naproxen (which was prescribed for me by my gp without seeing me) is proving almost impossible as every time I ask for it, they seem to manage to lose the request! I'm now so fed up with being in constant pain, not being able to walk and on several occasions have had my hip "lock" and as I live alone, I've been left crying in pain for up to 20 minutes before I can move again.
I'm usually such a positive person but this has now got me down to the point where I wonder whether this is all worth it. How on earth do you get help when you need it?
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