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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

More socialized medicine failures

Should the aged be left to die? Apparently socialized medicine in Britain is failing those not only at the beginning of life, where doctors in that oh so civilized nation are asking “Should babies born before the 25th week of pregnancy be left to die?” but apparently also among the final stages.

Britain’s elderly are being neglected, poorly treated and marginalised by the country’s health system, according to a shocking study published today.

The scathing report, by three Government inspectorates, criticises the “patronising and thoughtless” manner in which NHS hospitals and care institutions treat older patients. It also identifies a catalogue of sins and omissions practised by hospitals, that are condemning the elderly to second-class status in Britain’s hospital wards.

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