The media have over the last few years been full of stories about the perceived deterioration in standards of nursing care in the UK, particularly in care homes for the elderly. I don't however recall reading anything as horrific as this.
It is rather reminiscent of the British officer in a Japanese POW camp who is told by a guard that his comrade, Nobby, has been taken away for interrogation. He tells the guard "Ha! Nobby won't talk, he'll fight you tooth and nail"
The guard replies, "No no, Nobby no longer got teeth or nails."
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