Rural hospitals bungling

AUSTRALIA’S RURAL TOWNS –

Health care in country areas is not up to capital city standards.

Watch out! Speak up! You’re next.

You may need your rural hospital one day and you need to speak up now to see it improves and continually improves. You won’t offend your town, you will save its people.

Here’s just a few examples of maladministration and poor patient care:

DUBBO, NEW SOUTH WALES

From a walk at Manly to amputation – hospitals ‘putting lives at risk’

No food or Panadol: anger over ‘third world’ conditions before hospital death

COBAR, NEW SOUTH WALES

A hospital turned him away three times. Then 2.5m of his bowel ‘died’.

MARYBOROUGH, VICTORIA

Maryborough Hospital alleged maternity safety breaches linked to potentially avoidable death of unborn baby