They wouldn’t give him a drink of water…

Life (and death) under socialized medicine: a patient at a London hospital was so badly neglected by nurses that his death was referred to the police for criminal investigation:

A man of 22 died in agony of dehydration after three days in a leading teaching hospital.

Kane Gorny was so desperate for a drink that he rang police to beg for their help.

They arrived on the ward only to be told by doctors that everything was under control.

The next day his mother Rita Cronin found him delirious and he died within hours.

She said nurses had failed to give him vital drugs which controlled fluid levels in his body. ‘He was totally dependent on the nurses to help him and they totally betrayed him.’

A coroner has such grave concerns about the case that it has been referred to police.

This is just one of many scandals at National Health Service hospitals that are being reported almost, it seems, daily in the British press. The situation is so appalling, the Mail Online reports, that a government commission has called on nurses to sign a public pledge that they will give everyone decent care.

Take a good look at Britain’s NHS; that’s our likely future under ObamaCare.

Comforting, isn’t it?

(via Dan Collins)

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2 Responses to They wouldn’t give him a drink of water…

  1. archer52 says:

    This is frightening. And to think the effort here is really a cover to steal cash from the healthcare system makes it even worse.

    Nurses for years have been complaining about the lack of care they give because they’ll have one nurse for an entire floor or worse. The fact that the people in Britain get up every day and accept this is an example of the “sheep” in people. You would be surprised how much abuse people will take in exchange for not having to be responsible for themselves.

    The head of the hospital needs go to jail.

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