The medical profession has chosen to abandon people of my age. It feels strange. I don’t think anything like this has happened before in the history of medicine.
Some doctors and administrators have made it pretty clear that there’s a chance that no hospital would treat me. It seems that anyone the wrong side of 70 is too old to be treated by the NHS.
Hospitals are full of empty beds but they’re not likely to be available to people of my age. Life is now a bit like a tightrope walk without a safety net.
If I fall in the garden and break my arm then there’s a chance…
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Source: Dr Vernon Coleman - MB ChB DSc Read the original article here: https://vernoncoleman.org/