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Sick 23-Month-Old Dies {in England} After Waiting More Than an Hour to See Doctor...
cafemom ^ | October 23, 2012 at 11:46 AM | Julie Ryan Evans on

Posted on 11/09/2012 10:38:32 AM PST by BenLurkin

When 23-month-old Lucie Linforth became ill earlier this month with a fever and what her parents thought might be a chest infection, her father took her to their family doctor. While they say she looked "extremely poorly" and her lips were turning blue, the receptionist told them to wait. And wait they did -- for more than hour.

According to the girl's father, Eric Linforth, 33, he went up to the reception desk four or five times during a 70-minute period of time, and was told to sit back down without anyone even giving his daughter a glance. At one point he was shown a sign that said anyone who was being abusive to the staff would not be seen. Finally, as the poor girl sat there physically deteriorating, he told them to call an ambulance. It was too late.

An investigation is underway although her death isn't being treated as suspicious, according to the Daily Mail. But Lucie's family is working to prevent such a tragedy from happening to others, and so far their Facebook page has garnered support from more than 30,000 people. They say won't stop until they receive some justice and see some changes in the system.

It obviously won't bring Lucie back; nothing will. But hopefully her story will prevent such a tragedy from ever happening again.

(Excerpt) Read more at thestir.cafemom.com ...


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1 posted on 11/09/2012 10:38:35 AM PST by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

Coming soon to a doctor’s office near you...


2 posted on 11/09/2012 10:40:18 AM PST by woweeitsme
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To: BenLurkin

Obama’s victory is causing me to seriously reconsider bringing a child into this world. I dread to think of what would happen under Obamacare both to him/her AND my wife.


3 posted on 11/09/2012 10:40:39 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: woweeitsme

Third world medicine, encouraged third world entrepreneurs will be welcomed with forged medical degree documents to work in our hositals unchecked, comforting


4 posted on 11/09/2012 10:49:12 AM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: rarestia

no please don;t we need as many conservative children as we can.

I’ve got young children adn all have been brought up conservative and the oldest has already brought his pals round to conservatism seing as most parents today do not care raising their kids


5 posted on 11/09/2012 10:50:47 AM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: woweeitsme

The receptionist handled this very very badly - but then she may have no medical training.

If your baby’s lips are turning blue, she belongs in the ER, not waiting in a pediatrician’s office which doesn’t have oxygen and IV meds.


6 posted on 11/09/2012 10:51:45 AM PST by heartwood
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To: rarestia

I’ve already tol my kids to not have children.

But they never listen to me anyway.


7 posted on 11/09/2012 10:52:03 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: woweeitsme

my foster mother lives in England, she is 82.
SHe needed knee surgery and was refused, she was given pills.
Her Doc did an appeal and won it, he;s just retired as he;s had it.
She got the knee surgery 3 years later.
She called me and tld me the date of the surgery but then tld me she has to call the night before.
I asked why and she replied
“because they might not have a bed for me”

Another time she watched her husband die of cancer on her couch whilst he waited to get seen and checked for cancer

That was about 5 years ago I think.
Trust me my mother had to share a hospital room with 15 other women as the hospital is from the second world war and old and falling apart.


8 posted on 11/09/2012 10:54:36 AM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: rarestia

Have babies, lots of babies. The future belongs to those who claim it.

People have always brought babies into a world of struggle and suffering, but there is something about the last century - the material ease of the West and the dreadful wars of the West - that make that struggle and suffering unacceptable.


9 posted on 11/09/2012 10:58:17 AM PST by heartwood
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To: BenLurkin

Why shouldn’t your children have children? Did your great-great grandparents have it easy?


10 posted on 11/09/2012 10:59:48 AM PST by heartwood
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To: BenLurkin

There was an article recently how they want to make abortion up till age 3 legal...

They called it post birth abortion, not infanticide...

Sickoes every one of them...


11 posted on 11/09/2012 11:00:39 AM PST by GraceG
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To: BenLurkin
A lot of 'cash only' doctors starting to pop up...then there is this. I love the 'procedures menu'...hernia only $3,060; cash and carry.
12 posted on 11/09/2012 11:02:25 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: woweeitsme

Amateurs...by the time obamacare kicks in, we’ll beat that by 5 hours.


13 posted on 11/09/2012 11:02:28 AM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: BenLurkin

Exactly what we’re going to be getting under Obamadon’tcare. But that’s good; everyone knows white folks be the devil.

Damned fools who sat out this election. I spit on them.


14 posted on 11/09/2012 11:03:07 AM PST by LibWhacker
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I have children and wished I had more than I do but could nto afford anymore.
I don;t like food stamps and think we raise our own children but we do need conservatives to have more kids for the future of this country.

That is your kids are conservative as I raised mine and my oldest is only nearly 15


15 posted on 11/09/2012 11:04:25 AM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: LibWhacker

or how about republican votes which were not counted whilst Dems, got their 110% turn out in some counties, amazing hey how some counties got over 110% and yet the GOP is silent


16 posted on 11/09/2012 11:18:25 AM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: woweeitsme
Coming soon to a doctor’s office near you...

Your mileage may vary. I'd guess arrogance/stupidity in this case.

My doctor (in Canada) has been mugged by reality - he seems to have survived colon cancer, and I hope he lives long and prospers. Others doctors in his group, not so much, but most of the support staff are helpful and polite.
17 posted on 11/09/2012 11:25:35 AM PST by caveat emptor (Zippity Do Dah)
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To: manc

Bttt


18 posted on 11/09/2012 11:26:06 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: BenLurkin

should have brought the child to the Emergency Room....don’t know if they have that in England...


19 posted on 11/09/2012 11:39:00 AM PST by cherry
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To: rarestia

don’t give up on life....live your life....try to be happy....please....if anything, we need to reproduce like rabbits....


20 posted on 11/09/2012 11:40:06 AM PST by cherry
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To: BenLurkin

Socialism is death. RIP.


21 posted on 11/09/2012 1:41:47 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: woweeitsme

The good news is if the Death Panels are effective enough to reduce the life expectancy by 10 yrs, SocSec and Medicare become financially sound!


22 posted on 11/09/2012 1:45:26 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's bankruptcy: 2016)
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To: manc
No, please don't. We need as many conservative children as we can get.

The man expresses a real concern and you're saying: "Hey, forget that worry. We have political concerns here."

23 posted on 11/09/2012 4:04:27 PM PST by OldPossum
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To: BenLurkin

In any ER in south Texas (the new mexifornia), no matter how ill you are you’ll wait and wait while mestizo after mestizo go before you for “critical” care of everything from unchecked diabetes to an earache. We were new to the area so had no regular physician yet; I had pneumonia and waited four hours behind those parasitic freeloaders.


24 posted on 11/09/2012 5:11:22 PM PST by MollyGoose
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