Everything went much better with the new staggered admissions in the DPC.
The anesthetist was lovely and did the most thorough arm block I've ever had along some much better suggestions for post-op pain relief.
The primary cause for all this grief was a tendon rubbing againt the artificial joint to the point it got a hole through it. Luckily this tendon is redundant because my wrist is fused so they cut it out along with some pathology samples. It didn't look infected but we'll wait to hear the result. the ball of my joint was replaced with a smaller one and it seemed to fit better.
I seem to be an unusual case so they had a few extra doctors watching and I got the anaesthetic nurse to keep peeping over the curtain to see where they were up to. They even let me keep my old ball and they never usually allow it. i always ask to keep stuff and normally they say no but I'm to keep it a secret! lol
This is what the joint looks like