What is oncology? The branch of medicine that deals with tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Yes, that is correct, I am referring to cancer! Where in the world do you think a special Institute of Oncology would be placed in Bucharest? In a hospital one would consider the mother of all depressions. This choice for a disease where positive attitude and will to fight can sometimes make the difference between life and death…
The picture posted is the movie start make up look they have posted on their site
. Still, it cannot completely hide the way it actually looks. It is placed on a terrifyingly lonely street, that gives you the impression you have reached the end of the city, or even worse the end of the world. If you come here at night, which was one of my times to come there, you feel you are trapped in a horror movie and you expect monsters to attach you. The only bright lights you can see are those of the hospital.
In day time it looks even worse…The ugly building, the unattended yard, the small, dark and plain awful hallways…And the terrible sound of crows and ravens flying around the hospital…An impossible atmosphere…but it suits the tears and sad, lost looks of those inside..
Intensive care…well, it looked quite nice. Of course the sheets were stained and they all looked very old! Of course the rooms look depressing enough to never want to get there! And of courser if you want to take a walk as recommended you don’t have that metal thing to hang your transfusion like bags and drag it around! You should carry them or have them carried by someone else!
In what bribes are concerned, it is a typical hospital: everyone wants a little something! If you can afford it, you pay, if you cannot, well, you’re at their mercy.
Well, where are the landscape architects and designers redecorating everything? Where are the psychologists and psychiatrists saying “Are you crazy, people?” Why is it that only high-class, no-one-can-afford-it, treat-only-certain-diseases clinics have the perfect look of a Western hospital?