Military Hospitals Petition

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by FARMBOY, Jul 5, 2007.

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  1. Subject: HASLAR

    I'm passing this on and apologies if it has already been posted, but the more that sign the better in my book. Please read on.
    > If you have one to two minutes and agree with this could you please sign
    > The petition at the link below. For every death you hear about in Iraq
    > Or Afghanistan there are countless more casualties that never get
    > Reported on the news. The current situation sees injured soldiers being
    > Brought back to the UK and put in random hospitals, often away from
    > Where their friends and family live. These soldiers, who are often on
    > Their own, are put in wards with normal civilian patients who have no
    > Concept of the environment these individuals have just been extracted
    > From. There have also been a number of cases of these injured soldiers
    > Then being verbally abused by Islamic civilian patients when they
    > Realise they have just returned from Iraq/Afghanistan.
    > This petition is asking for the government to bring back dedicated
    > Military Hospitals in the UK so that injured soldiers can be cared for
    > In a safe and dignified environment with staff and fellow patients who
    > Understand the situation that they have just returned from.
    > Please take one or two minutes to fill out the Downing Street
    > Petition on behalf of our injured soldiers bearing in mind we all know
    > What the damage of war can do. Our comrades returning from Iraq &
    > Afghanistan with horrific injuries to a health care situation that is a
    > Joke.
    > With our troops being deployed in greater numbers we must go back to the
    > Dedicated care that they fully deserve - so please lend your support to
    > The petition to the Prime Minister on the Downing Street Petition Web
    > Site. The petition is:
    > We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to bring back dedicated
    > Military Hospitals to provide adequate facilities (non NHS)for member of
    > the
    > Armed Forces who are injured or disabled in the course of their duties'
    > Please visit before the close on 6th August 2007 .
    > If you do sign you will receive an email from No 10 with a link to
    > Confirm your signature.