Hickman line

I am now scheduled in to have a hickman line fitted on tues under a general because my veins were too small for a picc line - just wonderd if anyone else has a hickman and if they could tell me how they got on with theres. Xxx

Morning Whiterose,

had mine yesterday and it was fine, nice sleep with the GA  and home by evening ,bit sore paracetamol and 3 pillows worked. Up and at them this morning.

Good luck  Kat xx


Hi whiterose

I notice you have not had any replies to your post yet.  This could be because there is another recent thread on the forum about  Hickman line.  You may find it helplful so I have attached a link:


Very best wishes


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