Today is Thursday 5th May

It is a beautiful day here. Town is packed with visitors and it is also Market Day.

Hubby walked Maya back from the clubhouse after we had a wasted journey to collect our meds from our new chemist of choice which seems to be out of the frying pan into the fire.
Last month, our first of using them, our orders weren’t ready to collect when we’d hoped as they needed to order one particular item in especially. OK, we could live with that as we had been a day early, so this month we ordered on time and gave them the full timeframe stated as per the surgery only to find that they had only just put it on the system this morning and it ‘may’ be ready later today.
This does not bode at all well with us, as it would appear that this particular chain of chemists needs a rocket up their arse because their service is seriously lacking.
They have recently closed one of two branches here and taken over the pharmacy attached to the doctors surgery where the staff have no idea what they’re doing as two ‘systems’ are involved and they don’t have the sense to check them both if a patient’s prescription is missing from one. They have also reduced their opening hours from 8.30am to 11pm Monday thru Saturday and 10 to 4 Sundays to 8.30am to 7pm M-F, 9am to midday Saturdays and no Sunday opening at all at the moment, which should it ever be reintroduced, will be just for an hour!!
This was one of several reasons we changed, so we’ll try again tomorrow, and if our prescriptions still aren’t ready, then we shall be sending off an email to their Head Office and just hope somebody actually reads it.
Everything is falling apart in this country and basically no-one in power seems to care as they blame Brexit, Covid, and now Ukraine for supply shortages, common sense, and customer care.

Take care and keep safe everyone.

About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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4 Responses to Today is Thursday 5th May

  1. Don’t you love the way they blame everything on something. Ten years from now, they’ll still be blaming covid, Brexit and Ukraine.

    • To be honest, I don’t know if we’re going to be around in 10 years. One way or another TPTB are out to kill us, either by no medical care, no heating, or starvation as food prices rise.

  2. murisopsis says:

    Very vexing. We had to check at several pharmacies to see if they had a drug since our regular one said it was on “backorder”. Took me a week to finally find it. At least a single tube lasts me about 6 months and the prescription was for 2 tubes… A lot of the pharmacies have reduced their staffing but not the hours. The technicians are frenzied but the pharmacists are more so as they are the ones that have to administer the COVID and flu vaccines!

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