I received a call from NGH. I am invited to a pre-assessment meeting on Tuesday 14 March. I thought this should be within two weeks of the time of the operation. The secretary was unable to clarify this, and was waiting for a response from research nurse. If it has been brought forward, this could make a mess of my work diary. I had arranged to clear everything that involved travel or long days after Easter. Some things that couldn’t be passed elsewhere were pushed to early April.