Thursday, 15 November 2007

...and once the negligence becomes legal ?

From SPUC: New government figures have shown that 375 elderly people in the EnglishMidlands starved to death in the last 10 years, many of them residents of nursing homes and hospitals. In 2006 four out of 10 elderly people admitted to hospitals were malnourished. The Department of Health stressed it was doing all it could to prevent the deaths of elderly patients, and it recently launched the Nutrition Action Plan. [Sunday Mercury, 12 November]

[Catholic Action UK]

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