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by Jan3411
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: CSF and how to contact us
Topic: Transfer of medical notes from France to UK
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Transfer of medical notes from France to UK

What is the procedure for transferring details of surgery performed in France to UK medical services for post op treatment in UK of a UK citizen with a second home in France?
Thanks for responses.
by Jan3411
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: CSF and how to contact us
Topic: Reimbursement to a UK citizen
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Reimbursement to a UK citizen

Is this possible for out of pocket expenses ( totalling about 500€) after emergency surgery on a UK citizen in France where post operative treatment is envisaged in England? The enquirer holds an EHIC card.
Thanks for info.
by Jan3411
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Breast cancer
Topic: Removal of fluid from the breast after a lumpectomy.
Replies: 6
Views: 362

Re: Removal of fluid from the breast after a lumpectomy.

I have just had some information from Amoena, who make breast prosthesis and bras and such like. By chance I was looking at prosthesis for swimming and up popped an article about drains after surgery. It is here and may be of interest. ;) http://www.amoena.com/uk-en/your-lifestyle/drain-wound-care/...
by Jan3411
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Breast cancer
Topic: Removal of fluid from the breast after a lumpectomy.
Replies: 6
Views: 362

Re: Removal of fluid from the breast after a lumpectomy.

I would also recommend talking to surgeon, if GP is dismissing the problem? I am sure nurse can do it locally, or she might need to be readmitted to sort out a drain. Call surgeon first thing. Thank you for your input---yes to asking the question that in hindsight should have been asked on the day....
by Jan3411
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Breast cancer
Topic: Removal of fluid from the breast after a lumpectomy.
Replies: 6
Views: 362

Re: Removal of fluid from the breast after a lumpectomy.

Hi Jan, Silly question - if her surgeon was on a visit yesterday, what did he/she advise? I'd follow the surgeon's advice if possible. Yes in hindsight the question to have asked would be "OK so what do I do now?!"Unfortunately (I speak from experience!) one does not always ask the right ...
by Jan3411
Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Breast cancer
Topic: Removal of fluid from the breast after a lumpectomy.
Replies: 6
Views: 362

Removal of fluid from the breast after a lumpectomy.

A friend is having real problems in this respect.Her own GP refuses to do it,saying her surgeon would want her to go to Montpellier,where she was operated on (4hour return journey,by which time the breast is full of fluid again)Her surgeon on a visit yesterday laughed at this idea.Can she override h...

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