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Hospital dangerously short of nurses
pays out six-figure sums to managers

Telegraph [UK], by Laura Donnelly

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Posted By:Ribicon, 6/29/2014 10:41:27 AM

A failing hospital has paid at least 10 senior managers more than £200,000 a year despite providing unsafe care. An investigation by The Telegraph can disclose that Medway Foundation trust has hired more than 30 interim managers on six-figure packages over the past few months. The highest paid is receiving up to £540,000 a year. However, the hospital is about to be rated “inadequate” by regulators – the worst possible level – and even its own reports admit the trust needs 120 more nurses to provide patients with safe care. The trust was put into special measures last year after

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People are catching on that the key function of government-run enterprises is to provide high-paid, do-little jobs for the bureaucrats who run them.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TXknitter, 6/29/2014 10:48:05 AM     (No. 9904261)

Hey! This headline could be written about AMERICA´S
hospitals. My gosh, this same bureaucratic framework
right here.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lil dotty, 6/29/2014 12:10:35 PM     (No. 9904351)

Not enough indians and too many chiefs. Now let´s smoke um that pipe of the good stuff.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 6/29/2014 12:20:50 PM     (No. 9904360)

This is a problem for colleges as well as the medical profession. A private bureaucratic class, so-called managers, has clogged both institutions with increasing levels of high-priced "management," that doesn´t seem to be warranted, empirically speaking.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: web, 6/29/2014 12:26:32 PM     (No. 9904367)

Sounds like where I work, in local government. Management commissioned a study for local wage rates, to see if employees were being paid a competitive rate, after years of complaints of low wages. After the study was complete, (which employees never got to see) management gave themselves a 10% raise, and told us "if you don´t like it here, you are welcome to leave." Needless to say, morale went in to the toilet. Also needless to say, they are all liberal Democrats, who view government positions and public money as their personal Road to Riches.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: wsdiego, 6/29/2014 1:31:33 PM     (No. 9904446)

Typical liberal economics! No need to wonder why what they touch goes to crap!

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