Sunday, July 26, 2009

More Quebec Health Care Horror Stories

The Royal Victoria Hospital has vowed to investigate a forced do-it-yourself delivery that occured when neither a nurse nor a doctor were available. Photograph by: Pierre Obendrauf, Gazette file photo.

More Miscarriage Horror Stories -- The Montreal Gazette

The plight of a Montreal woman who miscarried alone, scared and helpless at the Royal Victoria Hospital has struck a chord with Gazette readers.

Many responded on the Web and by email with sympathy and outrage. Some have come forward with their own stories of similar harrowing experiences in Montreal area hospitals.

The common perception is that there's no place for compassion in ultra-busy and understaffed emergency rooms.

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