Mum and I travelled into Birmingham last week to attend one of a number of meetings around the country, organised by the Infected Blood Inquiry (IBI) team. It was hosted by Catherine Nalty - the Deputy Secretary to the Inquiry, along with Laura and Luke, to update the participants on how the inquiry is progressing. … Continue reading Infected Blood Inquiry – Information Meeting 06.02.20
If you've heard recently about the Infected Blood Inquiry and read the media reports you may be getting the impression the NHS fucked up. You may be thinking that we, the contaminated community, are waging a decades long war against the NHS. That we are accusing them as a body of destroying our lives and … Continue reading Am I anti-NHS?
This morning I am not well. It's weird actually saying that, because it's my mental health that is shot, however, for some reason I feel like that is my fault, that I am somehow in control of my mental state and that I should just "pull myself together", woman up and be "ok". Well this … Continue reading Help Wanted – warning bad language
Thanks for joining me! In the words of the fabulous, bearded lady from the Greatest Showman... I am brave, I am bruised, I am who I'm meant to be... This is me. The title of this post is misleading, because my journey began long ago, in a land far away. Well, it was the Isle … Continue reading My Journey Begins