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Slewis7313
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Re: Heidelberg University Hospital

Postby Slewis7313 » Fri Dec 06, 2013 3:31 pm

One final update on this. I mentioned the substantial cost of the Heidelberg option. As a result of the whipples not having happened, the original estimate of €51,200 has been reduced to €18,230. The post-op care I received was obviously far less intensive than if it had been successful, which seems to account in the main for the much lower figure.

Nice to see they are not trying to screw me (or the insurance company in this case).

Steve

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Re: Heidelberg University Hospital

Postby J_T » Fri Dec 06, 2013 6:08 pm

Hi Steve, that will be useful to people thinking of using Heidelberg.

How are you doing now? Recovering well I hope?

Julia x

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Re: Heidelberg University Hospital

Postby Slewis7313 » Fri Dec 06, 2013 6:15 pm

Thanks Julia, I am doing well with just a few digestion problems lingering. As far as the surgical side of things is concerned, it has all healed really well.

Steve
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J_T
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Re: Heidelberg University Hospital

Postby J_T » Fri Dec 06, 2013 6:18 pm

Very pleased to hear that. I hope the few niggles are soon history!

Best wishes to all the Lewis family

Julia x

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Re: Heidelberg University Hospital

Postby MSH » Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:54 am

Steve, you'll be upsetting Mr Hunt's breakfast.

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014 ... ery-abroad

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Re: Heidelberg University Hospital

Postby Slewis7313 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:41 am

Whilst I would not wish him any digestive problems, hopefully he will sit up and give it some serious thought.

Steve
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J_T
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Re: Heidelberg University Hospital

Postby J_T » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:50 pm

Thanks for sharing the article Mark. The comments are always interesting ...

Slewis7313
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Re: Heidelberg University Hospital

Postby Slewis7313 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:31 pm

The Observer readers have certainly come back with a real mixture of responses, some (but not all) quite informed!

Steve
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J_T
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Re: Heidelberg University Hospital

Postby J_T » Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:35 pm

Isn't The Observer the Sunday Guardian? Is it the same article? Can't find it.

Slewis7313
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Re: Heidelberg University Hospital

Postby Slewis7313 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:37 pm

I believe you are correct Julia. Does Mark's link not work...... It does from here?

Steve
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J_T
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Re: Heidelberg University Hospital

Postby J_T » Sun Jan 05, 2014 8:14 pm

Aye, to the Guardian lol.

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Re: Heidelberg University Hospital

Postby Slewis7313 » Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:44 am

Backlash from the Observer article......my Mother reminded me that my name is Stephen and not Steve!

Stephen
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Re: Heidelberg University Hospital

Postby InfoForMum » Mon Jan 06, 2014 12:44 pm

lmao at your Mum! Luckily being Sarah that never happens to me, but I do get the full title complete with middle name chucked at me when I've upset her :-)

Good article m'dear. Thought you were younger than that. You don't sound a day over 45 in your posts. Hope the post op recovery is still going well and the path to next steps is smooth.

Sarah
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