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Carol Anne Grayson
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Carol Anne Grayson 6h
Replying to @ligomersall
Dreadful, benefits for persons deemed terminally ill used to be a given!
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liane gomersall 18h
"They rang to speak to my mum when she was unconscious. They asked me to wake her up. It was a terrible, terrible experience. They asked her questions like why she didn’t know she had cancer.” Fighting for disability benefits when you’re terminally ill
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Carol Anne Grayson 6h
Replying to @GraymF1
Absolutely
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Graham Manning 8h
Replying to @Quickieleaks
I would vote for Larry !!! 🐱
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The Haemophilia Society Public Inquiry Team 8h
Ms Q concluded by saying: "During our journey we have met diabolical clinicians, who kept us isolated alone and ignorant. Please Sir Brian, uncover the facts, the omissions the lies and the greed, let us understand the whole truth as to why this happened."
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The Haemophilia Society Public Inquiry Team 9h
She said the Macfarlane Trust were a "nightmare" and that they required "reams of evidence". Ms Q said overall the process of applying through trusts was like "jumping through hoops" and she was once asked when applying for a washing machine "what do you want one for?"
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The Haemophilia Society Public Inquiry Team 9h
Ms Q has remarried and said she wouldn't be here without her husband. She had another breakdown around 5 years ago, leading to her to take ill health retirement, but because she took so much time out of work to look after David her pension is nothing.
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The Haemophilia Society Public Inquiry Team 9h
Ms Q gave up work in 1992 and had been isolated since then because she had to care for David full-time. She said David never got to see his children grow up, get degrees and he never got to see his grand children. Ms Q continues to take anti-depressants.
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The Haemophilia Society Public Inquiry Team 9h
Ms Q had a nervous breakdown after David's death in late 2000. "When he died, everything stopped. I wouldn't be here if I hadn't had the children. All the caring stops and you feel like you don't have any purpose anymore. I couldn't read, write or put a sentence together."
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The Haemophilia Society Public Inquiry Team 9h
"I didn't tell the children David was dying. I didn't know how to. We couldn't tell them because it was HIV and hepatitis and if the school found out... there were stories of children being excluded from school." Ms Q told
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The Haemophilia Society Public Inquiry Team 9h
David was offered another liver transplant but said that he had had enough and couldn't go through that anymore. Over the weekend he stopped taking all his medication and he passed away at 8am on Monday morning with Ms Q and their boys in the room at the age of 40.
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The Haemophilia Society Public Inquiry Team 9h
In late 1998 the HIV "reared its head" and physically he continued to deterioriate. By the end of 1999 the hepatitis C had begun to come back. He had lost more weight and was jaundiced "he looked like he had just walked out of Auschwitz except he was orange".
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Carol Anne Grayson 9h
Larry leads the way...
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Teri #MojitoMarxist 🚩 ♿️ 🇵🇸🇮🇪🏳️‍🌈 16h
Internal DWP probe into tragic six-stone Stephen Smith insists department 'followed policy' when repeatedly denying him vital benefits. He was eventually paid back the money but instead of living on it, it paid for funeral. 😣😢
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Carol Anne Grayson 9h
Sad that has so lost many of its complimentary therapy services... another cost cutting exercise! To the community suffering great stigma due to it provided a human touch
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The Haemophilia Society Public Inquiry Team 9h
He had his transplant in 1999. Ms Q said the doctors did a great job, but the nursing was terrible and that they didn't pick up on things. She said they were reluctant to nurse him and didn't want to go near him so she did all the nursing care herself.
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The Haemophilia Society Public Inquiry Team 9h
David's liver continued to deteroriate and he was referred for a liver transplant in 1999 whilst he underwent all the tests to see if he was a suitable recipient and said they were willing to give him one.
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The Haemophilia Society Public Inquiry Team 9h
Ms Q confronted the consultant and the biopsy was back on. David tested positive for hepatitis C.
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The Haemophilia Society Public Inquiry Team 9h
He was told he needed a liver biopsy, but the night before the biopsy the hospital rang to say it had been cancelled because they had no protocol for treating "this sort of patient".
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The Haemophilia Society Public Inquiry Team 9h
David started on AZT in 1989, initially tolerating it reasonably well, but then suffered abnominal pains and weight loss. His liver and spleen were discovered to be enlarged. In December 1990 he was told he might have contracted hep C.
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