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UNIVERSITY housekeeper Sue, of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffs, lost her 17-year-old daughter Sammie to MRSA in May 2008. She says: Sammie was diagnosed with auto-immune liver disease when she was 11, and although she had to take medication daily she was healthy and lived a normal life. Sue Fallon's 17-year-old daughter Sammie Missed ... Sammie She was studying photography at college and loved chatting to pals. On April 3, 2008, she was feeling poorly after a virus so I took her to North Staffs University Hospital. Blood tests showed she had an imbalance which needed chemotherapy treatment. They took a bone marrow sample from her hip and started on the chemo. The first two wards Sammie was in were filthy. There were sticky patches on the floors and instead of changing the bedding properly, the nurses just took the bottom bed sheet, put it on top and then put a new one underneath. I came in once and found dried blood stains on the sheet covering her. It was also difficult to communicate with the nurses as their English wasn't great. Read more: www.thesun.co.uk...
Originally posted by Freeborn
reply to post by jumpingbeanz
Why not encourage more Brits to become nurses instead of becoming single mothers and then pay them the sort of wage they deserve?
Originally posted by jumpingbeanz
reply to post by woodwardjnr
I personally have an asian doctor and I really cannot understand a word he says, I had to swap from my old doctor because of the same problem, so when I go doctors now I have to bring a friend to try translate for me...
reply to post by Freeborn
Why not encourage more Brits to become nurses instead