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Minivanman
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Oh good grief

Oh good grief, no wonder the NHS is going down the plughole, or is it just me?

Since when has it become a provider for all things, for all people, for all situations constructed or otherwise. Surely money can be better spent elsewhere - I have just learned for example that I will no longer be sent a bowel cancer screening kit once I reach 74 years old. 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-43365446

All that money being spent for gender reassignment, only to spend even more on telling them why they had it done in the first place!

Whatever next. 

 

 

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RobPN
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Totally agree, priorities are all wrong.

However, regarding your bowel screening test, although you may not receive a kit automatically after a certain age, AFAIK you can request that they continue to send one.  I think that's the case in England, might be different in Wales.

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I'll check that out @RobPN thanks Thumbs Up

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Anyone know anyone who's been diagnosed with Bowel Cancer after using the D-I-Y kits ?

I was told they were a complete waste of time & money..............

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So only worth the money if you have cancer then.

Maybe peace of mind has a price as well? Undecided

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Placebo effect...........?

 

Minivanman
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Are you saying they do not work then, only I have read nothing to suggest they are a waste of time and sure, I get the placebo effect thing and that has some merit - and we know don't we that even they can be the source of a cure.

It's a funny old world that's for sure. Smiley

 

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@RobPN wrote:

However, regarding your bowel screening test, although you may not receive a kit automatically after a certain age, AFAIK you can request that they continue to send one.  I think that's the case in England, might be different in Wales.


 

@RobPN you are right. You can still request a test kit which can be sent to you but it's something you have to do each year.

I was at a cancer conference last week and that was confirmed. Also the present method of testing will be replaced shortly by a much simpler method which will encourage more people to get involved.

 

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These kits identify if blood is present but do not identify the source, there is a common but not life threatening problem that can show blood is present and following that you will be sent a hospital appointment.

I will spare you the details of the proceedure, not pleasant but at least confirms that cancer was not present in my large intestine.

 

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The new kit will make the procedure a simpler one!

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Can we ask how ?, or is it best not to know.......

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All these comment go to show we'd rather discuss cancer than tackle the stupidity of waste in controversial and politically correct areas. Anybody else feeling neutered? Roll eyes 

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@gleneagles

Good to hear you had the all clear Thumbs Up

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@Minivanman wrote:

Anybody else feeling neutered? Roll eyes 


 

Just checked, and nope, still fully equipped, just unused having been single for the past 12 years... Funny

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@Minivanman wrote:

All these comment go to show we'd rather discuss cancer than tackle the stupidity of waste in controversial and politically correct areas. 


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