There are some who will not see the elephant in the corner of the room...
Courtesy of the RCN Summary into The Keogh Report;
Specific examples mentioned in the Keogh Review report include:
patients being left on trolleys, unmonitored for excessive periods and then being talked down to by consultants
poor maintenance in operating theatres, potentially putting patients in danger
patients often being moved repeatedly between wards without being told why
staff working for 12 days in a row without a break
blood being taken from patients in full view of the rest of the ward low levels of clinical cover – especially out of hours.
And this is what Anne Clwyd M.P. Had stated to the P.M.
Clwyd, the Labour MP for Cynon Valley since 1984 and Tony Blair's former human rights envoy to Iraq, told the Guardian this week that she feared
there was a "normalisation of cruelty" among NHS nurses. She had chosen to speak out after her husband's death, she said, because this had become
Clwyd was on the royal commission on the NHS and served on the Welsh hospital board. But she said she found it impossible to make her voice heard.
"It's uncomfortable speaking out and I don't like it but if I couldn't get anyone to listen to me, how do other people manage it?" she asked. "I
want people to know that they can't leave things to the professionals in the NHS. You have to keep asking questions."
Clwyd said she "will always regret that I did not ask more questions" but that whenever she tried, she was ignored or brushed off.
Now, if I have genuinely misrepresented the truth I apologise unreservedly, however, the facts speak for themselves, Consultants talking down to
patients, surely not, thought that had gone out with the likes of Carry On Doctor?
Of course there is always The Liverpool "Care" Pathway - how does that dwell with the Hypocratic Oath I wonder?
" I will use treatments for the benefit of the ill in accordance with my ability and my judgment, but from what is to their harm and injustice I will
Not my words...