More crumbling standards

“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.

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2 Responses to More crumbling standards

  1. Hello Peter:

    “Ivan Lewis, the health minister, said the Conservatives had exaggerated the problem, and “talked down” the NHS in order to score a political point.”

    Every time a problem is detected and exposed by the media, politicians always say it’s a political attack by the opposition. They never assume responsibility.

    As you know, the same thing happens in Panama with our public hospitals. Politicians act the same way everywhere.

    Cheers,

    Omar.-

  2. thebarrowboy says:

    Hi, Omar. Perhaps it is only our perception that has changed but politicians today seem to be mediocre wherever you look.

    I have a soft spot for the NHS because if my childhood illness had occurred only a few decades earlier I would have probably remained a cripple for the rest of my life.

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