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Subject: UK health horror story III Date: 3/16/2013 8:02 PM
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The Mail on Sunday has seen a confidential report which exposes a catalogue of incompetence and failure of leadership at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, where Mr McLeish was treated.

In one of the most glaring mistakes, the phrase ‘no dysplasia’ – referring to an absence of abnormal cells on an ulcer found in Mr McLeish’s body – was read at a case conference as ‘dysplasia’. The omission of the word ‘no’ led doctors to believe cancer was likely and on that basis they went ahead with the operation.

The document also reveals that:

A biopsy was wrongly interpreted as showing signs of cancer;
Surgeons operated without first reading his pathology report, which plays a vital role in cancer diagnosis;
Consultants were given incomplete medical notes;
Three surgeons had expressed concern about hospital procedures but their complaints were apparently ignored.


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But wait...they removed his bowel for NO Reason! none at all other than incompetence....



Yep......the 'rules' and 'regulations' and doctors will be protected no matter how incompetent..and the 'system' will screw up continuously....




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