Tragedy of patient, 80, who died because he didn’t want to be a nuisance

An elderly man died after having to walk home following three blood transfusions because he couldn’t call a cab from the broken hospital pay phone that staff had sent him to.

Retired civil servant Aplyn Wynn-Jones, 80, was physically sick after taking two hours to walk the one and a half miles to his house.

His worried family called a doctor but within hours the grandfather died of multiple organ failure.

this is really sad and speaks not only to the failure of the NHS but equally to the old british strength and attitude…the one that made them great…read the rest here

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