Skip to comments.NHS boss ignored email that warned of high death rates and alarming waiting times: Welsh officials…
Posted on 02/20/2014 9:46:27 PM PST by Olog-hai
Health bosses have been accused of trying to cover up high death rates and alarming waiting times in the NHS in Wales.
The medical director in England, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, urged officials three months ago to launch a series of investigations into six hospitals after being alerted to the figures by a Welsh Labour MP. He also pointed out that waiting times in Wales were persistently higher than in England, with up to 80 percent of patients waiting more than six weeks for key diagnostic tests for diseases such as cancer. However, bosses didnt reply to his emailnor did they launch any investigation.
The revelation comes amid growing concern over the state of the NHS in Wales. Labourwhich has been in power in Wales since devolution in 1999runs the countrys NHS separately from the health service in England.
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NHS boss ignored email that warned of high death rates and alarming waiting times: Welsh officials accused of cover up not launching investigation
Duh. Who watches the watchers? When you have a government monopoly on anything, who enforces regulation of its practices? No one.
Ignored the email or did not bother to read it?
Well what is a few subjects more or less anyway? Its just the little people after all.
Why should he?
It is not like there are going to be any consequences for him!
Even if those bosses didnt ignore the emails, so what? Their whole socialized health care system is broken and always has been. Replacing these bosses with new bosses will not bring about different, improved results and a better performing health care system. Theyve been tinkering with their health care system for decades now, trying to fix whatever ails it only to have worse results down the road.
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