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4 nurses, a trainer and a pump… May 17, 2010

Posted by loz121 in Uncategorized.
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I didn’t have much of a sleep last night but had to get up early for the PEG pump training..(yawn) which I had FOUR nurses turn up with the PEG pump trainer! As nurses need in the area need to know it works too just in case they ever have to use one as its changed its whole look and how it works, new cables etc.. Although the PEG pump food hasn’t arrive yet so I still have to use my old one for now which is fine by me. The old PEG pump which I got in 2007 has a wire pole and is heavy to lift so you can’t really carry it about if you need to.
The new PEG pump below
It is small and teeny and PUPRLE!!! 😀 It’s also quite light weight too since its plastic but I’ll see what it is like when the food is on it!!! It probably won’t get carried about anyway! It tends to stay permanently in my room! since I get “fed” overnight. I did get a special kind of rucksack which you could put your feed pump in there and get “fed” as you walk about! But I doubt that will get used!!! After the PEG pump trainer showed me how to use it, we just got talking about usual hospital stuff such as why some hospitals don’t communicate?? Honestly they are rubbish sometimes with communication such as letting us know when the feed is supposed to come or basic nurse things like a nurse can go to one area but she cant go to another part of the town?? Sometimes it’s just ridiculous!

Anyway. after all that, in the afternoon I went for a nice hair cut since I got it cut 2 weeks ago and they made a right mess of it! But I’m happy with it now!
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