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Subject:  Socialized medicine health horror story - today Date:  1/27/2013  11:16 AM
Author:  telegraph Number:  668463 of 876087

Families should take on the role of nurses by helping to feed and wash patients to ease pressure on busy hospital staff, a new report has said.

As well as basic nursing duties, relatives should also be on hand to help patients to the toilet, it was claimed.

The report, created by think-tank 2020health, says such duties should be mandatory in the same way as jury service.

Julia Manning, founder of 2020health, said the rules should be laid out in the NHS Constitution, making it compulsory for relatives and friends of patients to help unless they have a reason they are unable to - in much the same way as jury service.

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Won't be long before ObamaKare has to implement the same here. YOu got granny and grandad in the senior home? Better plan on spending your days helping them eat and bath!...Like Jury duty except 24/7 and 365 days a year!

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