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The person who is the expert on whether the orthopaedic surgeon did a good job of fixing his leg - is the patient.
The person who says they were treated well or not - is the patient.
They have the end say on whether the service was good or otherwise.
Not the nurse
reply to post by Shuftystick
Mistakes happen we are only human, you are forgetting all the success stories and lives saved by the NHS.
Just reading this thread many here owe a great deal to the NHS but you look at the tiny tiny amount of mistakes that happen.
Very rude of you also saying that about coin, he/she is a dedicated individual doing a thankless job as many tens of thousands of other people doing our type of work not because of money but because we care for others.
I hope you never get ill and have to use the NHS because this thread will shame you.
Yesterday's MAIL ON SUNDAY
A 2 page spread headlined "Drunks in high heels, idiocy of 111 operators: what it's REALLY like to be a doctor in A&E"
NHS is a National disgrace, you can't hide it and the actions of what I will accept are the minority, tar everyone with the same brush - that's basic human nature in an era of reality based media shows that is more concerned with materialistic life than the reality of a selfish society.
For those that obviously vehemently disagree with my stated opinions as supported by facts I will challenge you and make you a promise... I have just returned from the library with 2 books in tow... Compassion, Caring and Communication (skills for Nursing Practice) 2013, and; Nursing in Context: Policy, Practice, Profession 2012 2nd edition I will read these books and return at a later stage this month, with a new post, within that post I will firstly state whether my view of the OP has changed or not, and why. Until then I will make no further contribution to this thread.
Your challenge is to hold back on the brickbats until that time, not that I don't have a thick skin mind you. However this gives an option to continue what is obviously a concern to many I.e the NHS.
Not once have I said or intimated that everyone in the NHS is as bad as those having done the bad deeds - fact.
The NHS has a tattered reputation - fact.
The NHS is a National disgrace, plain so day - fact.
None of the doctors, nurses and managers who failed them has suffered any formal sanction.
Yesterday's MAIL ON SUNDAY
You people really make me want to puke! What are you going to explain this FACT away with this time, my not having a clue (not true), media bias, failure to publicise the good work, aliens, the price of bacon?
As I have said, there are good 'uns in the general system! but they are in the minority.
Also, I have never suggested that that anyone in the NHS was a Shipman.
don't insult my intelligence or that of ATS members by insisting the reports just point out where improvements have to be made.
Your final point about nurses quitting was neither a result of me reading the Daily Mail or making an error, it was a direct quote from the report author.
I'm not sure where the continued denial of so many deaths and serious shortcomings in the basics of compassion and care will lead this particular post. I am content to continue proving you wrong, and to use facts based on proven evidence or expert review authorship or even the likes of RCN summary but you discount even this.
will complain to the moderators via alert as you are in danger of riding roughshod over ATS T&C, so keep it clean and tidy please for the benefit of all. Note I have only complained of you accusing me of lying or misquoting me, Nowt else.
Will agree as to the posting statement about minority being good, still stand by it and don't really care whether you agree with it or not.