13: Multiple Conditions - Case 1: Sandy
Sandy is a 48 year old man, who has been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, type 2 diabetes and asthma. Due to his multiple conditions, Sandy has had to discontinue his previous work as a trawlerman. Despite having drug and alcohol dependency problems, Sandy has held a part-time job in a local public house for the past few years.
Sandy has no relatives living nearby and his friends are mainly those who regularly visit the pub where he works.
For the past couple of weeks, Sandy has been feeling generally unwell so he decides to visit his GP.