Hospital visits by Ministers

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by hackle, Jan 20, 2005.

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  3. Perhaps he is concerned that if we get him into a hospital, we will have him sectioned under Mental Health Act?
  4. Or if he went unescorted to selly oak he would realize what a s*ithole it really is!! (had a 2 week broken pelvis rehab thingy when i returned from canada) went round the corridors at night in my wheelchair hoping for a glimpse of florence nightingale!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
  5. tgarden

    tgarden RIP

  6. If I were serioiusly injured (God Forbid) then the last thing I would want would be TCH turning up with a fake smile just to maje some political millage out of my injuries.

    He is a W*anker and the further he stays away from soldiers the better. :twisted:
  7. ViroBono

    ViroBono LE Moderator

    Thanks for the link. Interesting reading.

    I was struck by this:
    I wonder if Lord Bach is aware that the inpatient treatment of PTSD is carried out by charitable organisations such as Combat Stress, the MoD having chopped all military psychiatric inpatient facilities. Most Service psychiatric patients are now farmed out to the private sector, or worse, dumped onto the scrapheap of NHS community care.

    I have said this before, but I think it bears repeating. The vast majority of Service personnel have no complaints about their treatment at RCDM and other hospitals. It is the failure to support them properly after discharge (from hospital), that generates complaints. This is entirely a consequence of the failure to fund and implement a tri-service medical welfare setup. The RAF and RN manage reasonably well, though not all patients are visited often enough. The Army stystem still relies on the obsolete MAO(CH) system, which is simply overwhelmed.

    There is a working party looking into a Tri-service system, but it has yet to report. In the meantime, some other welfare resources are under-used because of territorial issues.