Attitudes on nursing homes

Your leader article (SBP 13/3/05) on the implications of the compensation of nursing home patients for the unlawful costs to which they were subjected, epitomises what is wrong with the attitudes of political and media insiders like yourselves to iss

19th March, 2005

The total extent of the coverage of the issue in editorials inthe main newspapers and by television commentators did not seemto me to go any further than an assessment of the damage to certain political reputations and the cost of it all. Looked at fromthe perspective of the people whowere wronged, the state has had the illegal use of this money for years. Certain hospitalsmight not be in existence without thismoney. The political and administrative...

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