“Hospitals infested with vermin” was the headline that greeted me when I got up this morning.

“The cleanliness of most NHS hospitals in England is threatened by frequent invasions of rats, fleas, bedbugs, flies and cockroaches, a report claims.”

You can read the full report here.

More evidence that this part of the First World is deteriorating fast – at least as far as the public health system is concerned. Private health care is available to the few who can afford it.