Skip to comments.Bad care is inevitable in the NHS
Posted on 12/24/2012 5:06:01 PM PST by Nachum
That´s not to say it´s excusable, just that the appalling neglect of 38 patients at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch is the logical result of the NHS´s untenable management structure. Imagine if everything at Tesco´s was free but rationed, and subject to delivery delays of several months. Then throw in the fact that there are no other free alternatives. You would have a nightmare on your hands--huge queues, attracted by the free goods, then further stretched by the long delays. Imagine how the staff would then behave--harrassed by the limitless demand of customers, but also in a tyrannical position of
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“Then throw in the fact that there are no other free alternatives. “
One of the problems is they think it’s “free.”
Or delay giving a cast for this guy with a broken arm
Plumber with shattered arm left horrifically bent out of shape... - Daily Mail www.dailymail.co.uk/.../Plumber-shattered-arm-left-horrificall... Oct 8, 2009 I have never heard of anyone else having a broken arm for ten months. .... try REALLY hard - and he's not eligible to the UK version of disability?
....and don't get me started on the dental care in UK
(The Spanish call the English .."Tall fair-haired sun burnt people with bad teeth")
Nor have I.
A trip to A&E would have sorted this. The idea that the NHS didnt fix this bent arm is a nonsense.
Oh, make fun of British teeth, how original.
‘guess doctors will start writing prescriptions for water....like they do in UK to prevent forced dehydration of patents.’
A bit testy, aren’t we?
Check your facts first, mate.
When Kane, in desperation, rang 999 on his mobile, a policeman who responded to his call witnessed him shouting repeatedly to the nursing staff: Can I have some water?
Dehydration was a contributory factor in the deaths of 816 hospital patients in England and Wales in 2009, according to the Office for National Statistics a terrible indictment of the NHS, said Katherine Murphy of the Patients Association
The records, from the Office for National Statistics, follow a series of scandals of care of the elderly, with doctors forced to prescribe patients with drinking water or put them on drips to make sure they do not become severely dehydrated .
Um, where do you think you’ll get better food and service, a private restaurant or a public cafeteria?