Health, it’s something that we all worry about. It’s always on our minds and why shouldn’t it be? There’s nothing any of us want more than to have the perfect bill of health.
Health isn’t something that should be overshadowed, it is a big thing. The majority of the time we are healthy, aside from the odd cold here and there but what do we do when things aren’t going our way? Who do we turn to when the going gets tough?
Health is a topic that we very rarely like discussing. Illnesses are very rarely spoken about and the majority of us like to keep our hospital appointments to ourselves. We don’t like to show that we are weak in any way, I guess that’s something everybody/thing on this earth can relate to.
We put our trust in the medical professions to help us find the answers to things that may be troubling us, we look up to them to make us better. But what do we do when either a medical diagnosis, surgical procedure or even a hospital treatment goes wrong?
Being let down by those that have a duty of care is not on and you shouldn’t settle for it. Here are a few things that you should do if you ever find yourself in this situation.
Talk to someone.
Talk to someone, Start a conversation. You do not want to go through this alone. Confide in someone close to you. When thing’s go wrong being alone will only make you feel worse. Don’t bottle up what has gone on. Tell someone. It doesn’t even have to be family, just someone you find it easy to talk to. They will be able to help you and support you should you take the matter further.
Talking about taking the matter further, There are people out there who are able to guide you in the right direction when it comes to seeking help when you have been medically neglected. Take it up with the big guys. People from companies like Slater and Gordon are there to give you the advice and support that you need. They are friendly people who will guide you down the right route and help you with any claims that you pursue.
Although you may feel alone during this distressing time, I can assure you that you are far from a lone chicken in this. As shocking as it seems loads of people suffer medical negligence yet not everyone feels that they can talk about it or that even if they do, nothing will be resolved. That is not the case and there are people out there to offer even just an ear to listen and a shoulder to cry on.
This is a collaborative post. All opinions are my own and have not been influenced in any way.