Previously unpublished data collated by Professor Sir Brian Jarman over more than 10 years found NHS mortality rates were among the worst of those in seven developed countries.Death by socialist medicine. Just a reminder: it could be coming to a hospital near you if ObamaCare isn't dismantled.
A patient in England was five times as likely to die of pneumonia and twice as likely to die of septicaemia compared to similar patients in the US, the leading country in the study, the data suggested.
The elderly were found to be particularly at risk in English hospitals compared with those in the other countries.
The figures showed that the situation had improved since 2004, when the death rate in English hospitals was 58% higher than that in the best performing country.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
The Telegraph reports:
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