Medical Discharge & Treatment Question

Discussion in 'Charities and Welfare' started by zom757, Aug 7, 2008.

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  1. The decision has been made to MD me and I should be out within the next 6 months I think. However, if I am still being treated (ie operations) for my illness will they still discharge me and leave me to crack on in civvy street? I was under the impression that they kept you in until you were better?
  2. Welcome to the real world.

    Sorry to read you were badly hit on ops. Unless the system has changed dramatically once you're out you have to trust to the NHS and my own experience on that score is go private if treatment is still needed since the NHS doesn't give a hoot about priority to ex-forces.

    More importnatly do you have somewhere to live after discharge?
  3. My treatment has all been done on the NHS at Frimley Park. Really annoying as I've had to wait 3 - 6 months between each appt to see my specialist as he's so busy.

    I'm already sorted with housing so that's not a problem. My problem is going to be able to get a job whilst I'm still ill and potentially going to have another op in the near future. Fun times ahead!!