That abuse of language, misrepresentation and Clostridium difficile deaths should all appear in one report, indeed in one single sentence, is vindication.
The phrase is a stroke of dubious, comparative advertising genius and essentially, only a business consultant’s faddish phrase. After all, in what field do we establish a “Centre of Mediocrity��?? Or a “Centre of the Shoddy��??
Now, as shown by an Irish Times report, he is still dealing with the problem and is reduced to writing to that very same hospital urging the appointment of a microbiologist.
âThe Bitter Pillâ? by Doctor X is a small effort to improve the Irish hospital health system and, as such, is required reading by all interested and concerned persons.
Clostridium Difficile is a serious nosocomial infection (contracted in a health care setting). It is not a notifiable disease.
This is the MRSA collection, having regard to the conference in Trinity college tomorrow. HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE
If, in the light of the above, a patient contracts an MRSA infection, is it not clear, subject to rebuttal evidence, that the hospital has failed to protect the patient?
In 2006 the Euro Health Consumer Index put Ireland second from the bottom in a ranking of European states on the delivery of health care to its citizens. Was this a Pass mark for Ireland? Ireland subscribes to the concept of failure and applies it to its citizens in, for instance the Leaving Certificate examination now underway. What of Ireland’s health care system? How do we know if it is failing? More correctly, how do we know that Ireland has […]