Britain apologises for ‘Third World’ hospital

Receptionists with no medical training were left to to assess patients arriving at the hospital’s accident and emergency department, the report found…

“What we saw in those eight weeks will haunt us for the rest of our lives,” said the 47-year-old. “We saw patients drinking out of flower vases they were so thirsty.

“There were patients wandering around the hospital and patients fighting. It was continuous through the night. Patients were screaming out in pain because you just could not get pain relief.

via Britain apologises for ‘Third World’ hospital.

Perhaps Britain should consider bringing its spending on health care up to par with, say, America.  Oh, the irony.

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