NHS and 'diagnosis'

Peggy Zuckerman peggyzuckerman at GMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 3 16:07:07 UTC 2017


I think that this failure, which has many parallels in the US, is simply
from the unique position that doctors have in many cultures. The assumption
is that doctors are all-knowing, incapable of making a mistake, and
incapable of any moral or objective wrongdoing.  Thus, the problems that
emerge must derive from that convenient group of "others", or the 'system'.


Just came from my annual Medicare 'preventative care' appointment, with
good health history, review of blood labs and urinalysis, and not one
second of 'laying on of hands'.  No listening to the heart, the chest, no
peek into my mouth, ears or nose, etc.  And somehow I let that happen...

Peggy

Peggy Zuckerman
www.peggyRCC.com

On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 2:12 AM, Jason Maude <
jason.maude at isabelhealthcare.com> wrote:

> Incredibly ‘diagnosis’ has still not even appeared on the radar screen of
> the NHS in the UK.
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> The Care Quality Commission, which regulates hospitals and primary care,
> has completed 3 years of inspections and has just published a report on the
> “State of care at NHS acute hospitals 2014-2016”. In a 102 page report the
> word “diagnosis” appears just once!
>
> http://www.cqc.org.uk/content/state-care-nhs-acute-hospitals
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> How is this still possible?!
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> Regards
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> Jason
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> Jason Maude
>
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