With all the talk of the NHS in the headlines, it seems only right to report on the lack of confidence the British people appear to have in its Health Service.
For years, patients and their families have highlighted the lack of care and the poor practice within our hospitals yet the same problems remain today.
It begs the question, in which other profession or institution would it be acceptable to treat its customers in this diabolical way without facing repercussions?
Despite the general acceptance that something has gone terribly wrong within the health service, what is being done to ensure that our loved ones are not routinely failed and neglected in the most shocking ways imaginable?
The Daily Mail’s Ian Birrell raises these issues in his article “What the NHS needs even more than money – a dose of kindness”
Read the full article here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2243070/What-NHS-needs-money–dose-kindness.html
“…health secretary, condemns the ‘normalisation of cruelty’ in institutions supposed to be founded on compassion……‘coldness, resentment, indifference’ shown to too many patients…
..chief nursing officer for England, has admitted there is too much poor practice…a belated recognition that inadequate — and sometimes grotesquely inhumane — care is corroding faith in the NHS…”