A rare serious post from Tom Pride – and quite right too. This is his take on the misreporting of baby deaths by the Daily Telegraph. I’ve reported on this at Vox Political, going into the public backlash against what the right-wing press have done here: Shame of British press as private health’s failure is blamed on the NHS http://wp.me/p262ZD-1Fn

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the sick UK gutter press)

The right-wing press in the UK have finally taken to telling out and out lies in their campaign to smear the NHS.

Daily Telegraph hack Laura Donnelly today directly blamed the tragic death of a baby and the poisoning of other children by contaminated drips on the NHS:

telegraph nhs lies

In fact, the contaminated drips were supplied by a private company called ITH Pharma.

But Donnelly and her sick colleagues at the Telegraph have no qualms about using such a tragedy – and outright lies – to continue their political point-scoring in support of the coalition government’s commercialisation of the NHS.

Well done Laura. You’ve managed to drop below even my extremely low expectations of gutter press hacks when it comes to decency.

I’ve just got one question for you Laura.

How do you sleep at night?


Big thanks to @thisisamy for the heads up on this.



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