Up to 1,200 patients are thought to have died over several years at Mid Staffordshire hospitals due to shocking care, which saw some resorting to drinking water from flower vases.
At Winterbourne View in Bristol, undercover reporters last year filmed grotesque abuse of vulnerable residents.
Mr Hunt said there was an “urgent need” to make managers accountable for poor care.
He said: “Most managers get this … but too many do not. Buried in spreadsheets they become blind to the realities of what is happening day on day inside their organisations.
It’s endemic: former midwife recounts tales of chaos, filth
And last month: Another British horror tale.
In Britain, the government itself runs the hospitals and employs the doctors. We’ve all heard scare stories about how that works in practice; these stories are false.
Our health system is a mess and I have yet to read a plausible scheme for fixing it, from either side of the political spectrum. So I don’t really care if Krugman is as clueless as the rest of us. I do find it annoying that regressives cheer ObamaKare the first step to their intended goal of a national, government ruled health care system, as a plan that’s going to improve matters. As Krugman himself might say, “those stories are false”.
Don’t get old, or sick, is the best advice I can think of.