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Hi, my name is trash_can! Long covid, Non hodgkin's lymphoma, asthma, and returning to work

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trash_can
trash_can Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited January 2023 in Work and employment
Hi I have been off work for 6 months with long covid,
I am 8 years in remission with mantel
Non hodgkin's lymphoma having radiotherapy to my right side of my lung i have asthma  aswell since having covid in August my lungs have not been very good at all the drs are not interested I'm due to go back work next week I'm a phlebotimist at the nhs and I will have to wear a mask which I don't think I will be able to do I just do not know what to do at the moment.
I am 57 years young 

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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,506 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community @trash_can :) Thank you for joining us! 

    I'm sorry to hear that you've been quite unwell, and that you don't feel your doctors are interested in helping you feel better. Have you sought a second opinion? 

    In terms of returning to work, have you had a meeting with anyone about how you can return to work safely, in a way that works for you?
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