About: Homerton University Hospital Homerton University Hospital London E9 6SR
Posted by O*
After being hit by a london Ariva bus I was taken to Homerton hospital with a broken ankle. Eventually, many days later I was taken into surgery, and as if the broken ankle was not bad enough, during the operation they broke the drill bit while drilling in my bone and decided they couldn't remove it and left it in. The plan with my consultant was to have the operation and after an assessment the next day to have it plastered. When I awoke the next morning following the operation, the first thing I was given was a pair of crutches and told that I had to now get dressed as I was going to be discharged. When I told them that I was told by the consultant not to move the leg untill he had assessed and it was plastere, they said 'it's ok.. we need to mobilise you'.