Skip to comments.Third World Conditions’: UK’s Socialised Health Service Forced to Cancel Non-Emergency Operations
Posted on 01/03/2018 10:39:24 AM PST by GonzoII
Around 55,000 planned procedures are expected to be axed in a desperate attempt to free up beds, the Evening Standard reports. One senior doctor claimed that patients are being treated in third world conditions in some hospitals.
Other NHS trusts have abandoned basic rules that state that men and women should be kept on separate wards and some patients are facing a 12-hour wait to receive Accident and Emergency care as hospitals run out of space.
The emergency has been preceded by a growing flu crisis, and as of Tuesday, 12 NHS trusts covering millions of people have said they are at the maximum state of emergency.
In Staffordshire, senior consultant Dr. Richard Fawcett claimed vulnerable patients were being treated in third world conditions in overcrowded wards.
The former Army doctor, who has served in Afghanistan, made a dramatic apology to people in his area on Twitter.
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I’d trust a witch doctor before I trusted Marxist healthcare.
I remember when Govenor Palin called this right, and the Marxists mauled her for it
Maybe they could fly to Venezuela and get a sammich and some surgery there.
There's always Healthcare Tourism for all a UK citizen's needs, and you can bring the family to stay in a four star hotel next door, too.
Meanwhile...... Doc Martin is still afraid of blood
Hooray for universal health care!
“Sex change” surgery is, no doubt, still considered crucial and necessary...
Australasian flu is beginning to appear which is worrying
that’s the strain the vaccine doesn’t work against.
“have abandoned basic rules that state that men and women should be kept on separate wards”
The only problem liberals would see here is that there’s not enough money allocated to health care. If 100% of England’s GDP were allocated to health care, they’d still say it isn’t enough.
The public hospitals in the UK are crawling with deadly staff infections.
Maybe not a witch doctor, but how ‘bout a vet?
Winter seasons just about anywhere are always a riskier health season than is summer. Winter nearly always has more weather related deaths and hospitalizations than do the summers.
It goes along with the giant human population disparity that favors the tropics over the northernmost or southernmost extremes.
Ponder what all that means.
I bet when immigration rates increased access to health care decreased.
Staff or staph or both?
Lol, you caught that. Both. Someone I knew just passed away in the UK after an endless round of infections. MRSA finally took him out. NHS hospital.
Is that a pun or a typo?
I am sorry for your loss. Even in the U.S. hospitals can be a very deadly place for the sick. I am convinced that a pro-longed hospital stay hastened my father in law’s passing.
Thanks. Yes...infection are frequent here in the States.
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