What is a mentally ill person waiting for? How does it feel to wait for a donor organ and what does the paramedic do while waiting for an operation? You can listen to these and other waiting experiences. To this end, we held talks with those affected. These interviews were anonymized and recorded by professional speakers.
Waiting for the relatives
A man was waiting for a donor organ. His daughter (born in 1999) accompanied him and remembers waiting: Her father's waiting and her own waiting.
Waiting for mental illness
A woman (b. 1976) with bipolar disorder talks about her illness and what 'waiting' means for her in this context.
Waiting before and after a cancer diagnosis
A woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. She talks about the fear, uncertainty and waiting that have accompanied her ever since.
Waiting for a diagnosis
A woman has chronic pain for years. She tells how she has been waiting in vain for a diagnosis for a long time. When her disease finally gets a name - fibromyalgia - the wait goes on.
Waiting for the mission
A paramedic explains how waiting is an important part of his job.
Waiting for an organ
A man is waiting for a donor organ. He explains how waiting determined his life and why waiting after the transplant is now a 'good' wait.