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Nov 30th 2007, 8:38 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,518
Posted By honeymommy

Re: U.S. Private Healthcare vS NHS

If they are screwing up on your appointment for a CT scan you can contact the patients affairs department at the hospital to complain. They will take this in hand and sort it out. Just make sure you...
Nov 29th 2007, 9:58 am
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Car rental nightmare

Don't know if this will help, but we had a US account when we moved back. We used our US cheque book paying the ballance into our UK account. Our bank didn't charge a fee. We then just wrote to the...
Aug 22nd 2007, 5:23 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 4,328
Posted By honeymommy

Re: SATs vs GCSE's

Really, I didn't know that, Thats great then he may not have to pay after 1 year.

TVU reading have very helpful staff, it may be worth popping in there to have a chat with them. My son has been...
Aug 22nd 2007, 3:39 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 4,328
Posted By honeymommy

Re: SATs vs GCSE's

Are you thinking he will attend TVU Reading? If so, they have an entrance test for mature students which may allow him to attend. Not sure if it will apply for A level though. High school...
Aug 2nd 2007, 9:12 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,057
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Any Information on Claiming Benefits?

Not necessarily.... HRT.. He needs to show intent to stay, such as a rental agreement/permanant residence. With an address he can register with a GP, get his child in school This can be done within a...
Aug 2nd 2007, 8:13 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,057
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Any Information on Claiming Benefits?

;) Sorry JAJ... I wasn't clear in my post

I meant to say you have to prove you will be perminant resident to get free NHS treatment if coming from certain countries.
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Aug 1st 2007, 9:02 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,057
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Any Information on Claiming Benefits?

Hello. Thanks for the PM. I will help if I can...

Here's what happened to us... Visa mess = return to the UK. Very little money. Benefits office very unhelpful, had to wait 8 weeks for HRT...
Jul 17th 2007, 6:20 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,061
Posted By honeymommy

Re: changing plugs!

just in case anyone wants the adapters in the UK.. Try maplins.

http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=29828&criteria=adapter%20australia&doy=17m7

:D
Jul 11th 2007, 5:05 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,166
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Paying for health care in the UK?

I would advise against.. lol ;)
Jul 11th 2007, 12:53 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,166
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Paying for health care in the UK?

I have been a nurse for over 20 yrs, UK trained. I did get a US license when I was there also.

Comparing the cost of regular screening V not screening and treating those who need later.... Many...
Jul 11th 2007, 9:50 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,166
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Paying for health care in the UK?

I wish you luck and good health. I would advise researching NHS screening for your condition though, as I think you may be dissapointed as their screening is nothing like the USA.

I had lymph node...
Jul 11th 2007, 8:09 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,166
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Paying for health care in the UK?

It will depend on your condition and the reason for the checks.


I had to have 6 monthly mamogram and ultrasound checks post cancer in the USA. On returning to the UK I was told it was unnessary...
Jul 3rd 2007, 10:25 pm
Replies: 333
Views: 21,151
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Chavs, are they really that prevalent?

I just have to post this.... :lol:

Son age 11 came home from school yesterday and told me about something that happened.... He's quite a quiet lad, but a bit of a comedian when he gets to know...
Forum: USA
Jun 30th 2007, 8:23 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,950
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Where do I find cheap flights to the UK?

Try

http://www.1800flyeurope.com/

We used this company and flew all 6 of us back LAX to Heathrow non stop for a total of $1200

I just had a quick look and the prices look good still. It is...
Jun 29th 2007, 8:23 am
Replies: 333
Views: 21,151
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Chavs, are they really that prevalent?

Been reading this thread from the start... Here's my experience.

8yrs in USA then back to UK.... Did not want to come back here. I didn't know what a chav was and after reading all about how crime...
Jun 20th 2007, 2:05 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,448
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Honeymommy update.

Thanks so much....

It was definately a difficult and dramatic time. Returning homeless with no jobs... OMG... Someone, somewhere made a miracle happen...

It is nice to be settled.. Don't think...
Jun 20th 2007, 12:13 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,448
Posted By honeymommy

Honeymommy update.

Have been skulking, for a while enjoying the comings and goings of everyone. Thought it was about time I posted an update so others can see we can survive returning to the UK when we don't want to....
Jun 19th 2007, 11:45 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Banks Accounts in England

Will Post an update so I don't disrupt this thread.:thumbsup:
Jun 19th 2007, 10:52 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Banks Accounts in England

Have you tried HSBC in Perth. They have branches in the UK so transfering the account to the UK would be easier than trying to open an account.

Here's a link....
Jan 3rd 2007, 1:35 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,310
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Split base - US and UK - Could it work?

Happy New year to you ((((((((((((((((((((((((hugs))))))))))))))))))))

Finished nights New Years day..:eek: What a night that was... lol.

Having trouble sleeping tonight, so thought a little...
Jan 3rd 2007, 1:28 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,310
Posted By honeymommy

Re: Split base - US and UK - Could it work?

I hope you don't mind, but I just wanted to put in my point of view for you to chew over. Ignore me if you wish. ;)

As a mother of 4 children, and experience of living in the USA with a hubby...
Nov 18th 2006, 10:52 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By honeymommy

Re: QUESTION ON RENTAL DEPOSITS. Help.

LOL :D

Isn't it funny on this site... I ask a question and get a few replies that are helpful and I thank people for their experience.

It's not until I say.... OK this is what we are going to...
Nov 18th 2006, 5:11 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By honeymommy

Re: QUESTION ON RENTAL DEPOSITS. Help.

Thanks for all your replies.

All sorted.

Basically the landlord has all of the deposit which is equal to one months rent. It was allways kept by the agent until they were taken over buy...
Nov 16th 2006, 11:07 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,725
Posted By honeymommy

Re: What are house prices doing (apart from London)

An agent came round yesterday to measure up and take pics to put the house we are renting on the market.

We got very chatty due to the fact we both raise money for cancer research. Anyway he said...
Nov 15th 2006, 8:11 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,725
Posted By honeymommy

Re: What are house prices doing (apart from London)

We just bought a house in Berkshire. Complete on December 1st. Just 4 weeks after our offer was accepted houses in the same street were 10K more.
We rented when we first got back to save for the...
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