Narrative: Brain Abscess
I had no idea I had a potentially fatal infection. Now, after my life-saving surgery, I will never take my health for granted again
Tuesday 3 November 2009
Read Tim's narrative report here.
"Finally, on Tuesday morning, someone realises something is horribly wrong. My GP sees immediately that my gait is clumsy, my focus wild, my speech slurring. She sends me straight to A&E at the Royal London hospital and phones ahead to order a brain scan. There, I collapse gratefully into the care of doctors and nurses."