Doctor at crisis-hit health board's leaked memo compares term 'casualty' to 'spastic'



A leaked memo from inside North Wales' crisis-hit health board shows a senior director saying the use of the term ‘casualty’ for patients is like using the word ‘spastic’.
The letter from consultant Dr Rob Perry, an emergency medicine consultant at Ysbyty Gwynedd , has raised eyebrows with health council chiefs.
The directive was sent to staff after Dr Perry found that calls over the loudspeaker for emergency medics were being announced as ‘casualty resus’.
His letter states: “The calls are logged in a book along with the exact words used in the call.
“It appears that every single one of... read more

 
30 September 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 27
Source: Daily Post
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