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Subject:  UK Health horror story of the day Date:  11/21/2012  9:28 AM
Author:  telegraph Number:  656299 of 885662

Wonderful socialized medicine.

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A baby boy died from meningitis after hospital doctors twice failed to spot the symptoms and dismissed his mother’s fears as ‘hysterical’.

As the little boy screamed in pain in a waiting room, one nurse even suggested his parents wheel him around in a buggy because he was ‘a bit loud’.

Hours later, 13-month-old Bobby Bushell was dead. The appalling standard of care he received was laid bare yesterday after his parents won a five-figure sum in damages from the hospital trust.


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