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Complaining about lack of support services?

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  • stephanie44
    stephanie44 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    How can i complain about no support services the past 12 month for the severely disabled including myself with doctors appointments support workers cancelled therapy including pulmonary and major operations put on hold ?
    Patients to scared to go to hospital for biopsy's cervical smears or other important tests constantly being tested for covid and trying to cope 
    Alot of people's health have literally DETERIATED and its triggering worsened mental health ! 
    Copd alone is terminal and more worry now than ever with Covid .
    The sad thing is some cant afford tax and insurance because there Bill's and needs have suffered over 12 month threw sheilding and extra needs . 
    Severely disabled on paper , diagnosis's on paper all black and white , yet many struggling with there Mobility more than ever ?
    Can anyone help with this ?
  • Swatteam
    Swatteam Member Posts: 172 Courageous
    Hi  @stephanie44   who would you like to  complain to?  And what good would it do. There's a lot of people out there in the same situation thinking the same.
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 5,251 Disability Gamechanger
    We have lived through what have been desperate times in the last year, it has affected most areas of how we live, although I would say that during that time I have had 2 different cancer scares, on both occasions I have been seen by a GP within an hour of contacting the surgery and by a consultant within 9 days, the first time a small proceedure was carried out two weeks later, on the second occasion it was done the same day.
    I'm not sure I understand the point you are making about tax and insurance perhaps you could expand on that?
    I'm also not sure what help you are looking for?
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