Sunday, 4 January 2015

Farage says NHS workers should speak English

Nigel Farage hits the nail on the head once again, telling Sky News that NHS workers should speak English.

There have been a few cases in recent years where doctors and other health professionals have administered the wrong medication because they don't speak English to a good enough standard. How many other cases have there been that haven't been detected because it hasn't resulted in patient deaths or serious illness?

If you can't understand your patient and or your patient can't understand you then you can't provide an adequate level of care.