The article describes just one aspect of the crisis in the NHS (National Health Service). The article focuses on deaths from dehydration and malnutrition in NHS hospitals. Anyone with a simple grasp of statistics will realize that the true measure of suffering is much greater than reported by ONS (Office of National Statistics).
In my opinion, the article does not adequately address the following questions:
- Who is responsible and why?
- Are criminal negligence claims being pursued against those responsible?
- Why have care standards being apparently allowed to deteriorate in the UK where the nursing profession was the envy of the World?
Perhaps other journals will follow-up?
- ‘Age discrimination within NHS’ leaves elderly neglected (telegraph.co.uk)
- “It’s time heads rolled over NHS elderly abuse and neglect” It won’t happen because the powers that be don’t care one jot for our elderly, they never have… (victimsofatoscorruption.wordpress.com)
- Nurses have to be told talk to patients: In a damning indictment of care on our wards, an order from Cameron (dailymail.co.uk)
- Why doesn’t the NHS care about the elderly? – Daily Mail (news.google.com)
- UK hospitals with most complaints revealed: The rudest doctors and nurses in … – Daily Mail (dailymail.co.uk)
- NHS care: David Cameron says nurses must be told to ‘talk to patients’ on hospital wards (dailymail.co.uk)