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Drastic action has to be taken to what is tantamount to manslaughter due to deliberate neglect of patients before thousands more die unnecessary deaths. Firm action should include closure of hospitals responsible for the slaughter of patients and criminal prosecutions of staff on charge of manslaughter.

UK NHS Hospitals Turning into Killing Fields Due to Super Bug and Patient Neglect

Market Oracle | Oct 11, 2007

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Despite spin by Doctors and NHS Management, a shocking report by the Healthcare Commission reveals that hundreds of patients continue to die unnecessary deaths in further super bug outbreaks.

the NHS budget has mostly been wasted on management and consultant / doctor pay hikes of similar amounts with accompanying criminal neglect in the care of patients which continues to result in outbreaks of the so called super bug, Clostridium difficile. Which in many European countries is hardly ever mentioned as a cause of death.

The primary reason is the failure of the most basic of hygiene care such as washing hands and routine cleanliness which shows the inherent problem with the NHS and systematic disregard for the patient. As I have reiterated for over a year now, the fundamental problem with the NHS is that it is free at the point of delivery. This results in the patient increasingly treated as an inconvenience to the NHS staff as there is no perceived value towards the treatment of the patient by the practitioner. NHS staff apparently endeavor to do the minimum amount of work, whilst seeking to shout the loudest for further tax payer resources that New Labour has shown itself blindly willing to deliver without any regard for competency in delivery of patient care.

The consequence is that thousands of patients die needless deaths every year, and many that do survive the NHS receive sub standard healthcare as evident by the UK even trailing behind Eastern European countries that spend barely a third on health in areas such as cancer care.

There has been systematic abuse of power in the NHS right from GP's who have taken funding meant for patient care to award themselves obcene 30% annual pay rises over several years, right into hospitals that neglect patients even at the most basic level resulting in manipulation of the waiting list system to cancel operations without impacting on the waiting list statistics, and even when operations are conducted there is failure to follow the most basic of hygiene standards which results in hundreds if not thousands of unnecessary deaths every year.

Instead of facing up to their responsibilities, the usual response by smooth talking doctors and management staff on breakfast tv shows is to repeatedly turn around and blame the government for lack of funding or the targets set. Despite the fact that Labour has tripled the NHS budget over the last 10 years for which the NHS has produced barely a 30% increase in output.

An estimated 3000 patients die annually in badly run hospitals throughout the UK. Drastic action has to be taken to what is tantamount to manslaughter due to deliberate neglect of patients before thousands more die unnecessary deaths. Firm action should include closure of hospitals responsible for the slaughter of patients and criminal prosecutions of staff on charge of manslaughter.

RLCC Comment: Harsh words, but they show that the selfish spirit ruins mundane socialist healthcare just as it ruins capitalist healthcare. Only the spirit of unselfishness will correct the problem. The hypocrisy of private profit is no answer. One need only look at the terrible disparity in the United States to see that. Having the New Commandment of Jesus Christ written on the hearts of healthcare providers is the only answer.

Originally by pjwalker911 from Aftermath News on October 13, 2007, 4:29am


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