So I still do not understand the medicare system and not convinced I ever will.
My OH had a doctors appointment this week who referred him to a private specialist who advised he needed surgery, but they couldn't do it because we don't have medical insurance other than ambulance & dental.......... so they referred him to go straight to A&E at Queen Elizabeth hospital who then did the surgery on medicare.
To say I'm confused would be an understatement, but then I never had any experience of hospitals in the UK to compare to.
Is there a simple way to understand the medical care system?
But I have to say the nursing staff who dealt with my OH where totally fantastic and I can not fault the care that they provided him especially seeing as he has a phobia of needles they had their hands full!
He's home save and recuperating and probably not getting as much sympathy as he should be