So I should be writing today to tell you all about my occupational health appointment at the hospital which should be the final step in the process before I can start volunteering at the hospital, having already had to rearrange this appointment once as the first slot I was given was when I was away down in Exeter. I’m soooooo nervous about this because not only do I need to get the ok to volunteer, its the same health check I will need to pass to be able to take up a place on the midwifery degree should I be lucky enough to be granted one. How much would it suck to get to the final hurdle and be denied on health grounds…..?
Like all the volunteers, I was given a health questionnaire. You know, one of those answer yes or no: if you check yes explain yourself. Suffice to say I had about five or six checks in the yes column and a lot of “further details” so I pretty much knew I was going to get called in for an appointment and I just want to get it over already.
Sadly, that was not to be. I got a call yesterday they spoke to KM to let me know that the department was moving offices and I would need to call and rearrange my appointment which seems a little short notice to me as the appointment was only made about a week ago. I would have thought they might have known about the planned move but maybe not. To be honest I was getting a little nervous about showing up to the check full of a cold amidst all the concerns people have about Swine Flu around here, so I’d say the postponement worked in my favor.
Still, I can’t help feeling a tad frustrated that I started trying to get relevant voluntary experience back in April and now here we are in August and so far I have nothing that has given me a glimpse of my intended career or will support my application, It’s starting to really worry me :S
I’m hoping I can get the appointment rearranged soon and praying I will be given the all clear.