34 Stone!

Came across this story about a 480 pound (34st) woman who died after the “patient extrication from Hell”. To think I moan about having to carry a 17 stone patient down a couple of flights of stairs…
It's one of those jobs where you would turn up, take a look at the situation, get back in the vehicle and radio Control with your resignation letter.

Who is too blame? Well, my opinion is that the patient committed suicide by overeating. Where were the social services? Where were the psychiatric services? Where was the GP? More importantly, where were the relatives?

from the ever excellent Boing Boing

4 thoughts on “34 Stone!”

  1. Perhaps her relatives were as large as she was and couldn't get out of their chairs, or fit through her front door. Where was she getting the food from though?

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