Norwich hospital begging to patients for donations, MP says

Norwich hospital begging to patients for donations, MP says
 

An MP has accused a hospital of using a "begging bowl" in an appeal to patients for medical equipment fund donations.
Clive Lewis said a plea in Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital patients' appointment letters was an "ask" today but tomorrow could be a "demand".
The hospital said the appeal was "common practice" but the NHS in Suffolk and Essex denied this.
Mr Lewis, Norwich South MP, said it was "a slippery slope so I think there will be a lot of people worried over this".
The BBC contacted hospitals in the two counties and all except... read more

 
23 November 2017 in Health, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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