Tag Archives: Polio

Post Polio Syndrome Day – 22nd October 2014

Today is PPS Day. PPS stands for Post Polio Syndrome. The reality is that by the time a diagnosis was made for Mum it was really the beginning of a slippery slope, which we navigated without really knowing the path we were … Continue reading

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BBC Documentary – The Battle to Beat Polio

I said a little earlier in the week that I had watched the BBC documentary The Battle to Beat Polio. It was very thought-provoking and probably next week I will come back and share some further thoughts. The programme has … Continue reading

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The In Memory of Quilt – What is the Plan?

This morning I awoke to an email in my inbox from a stranger. I had no idea who this person was, but something told me that I did know the name.  I proceeded to read the email and in part this … Continue reading

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Medical Records – Part Two

In early April I became aware that some of the hospital records for Rowley Bristow Orthopaedic hospital had been deposited at the Surrey History Centre. I sent them an email and asked if they could advise the depth of the … Continue reading

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