Shocked by attitude to MRSABMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7402.1328 (Published 12 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1328
- Winifred Beaumont, full time carer, retired
EDITOR—I am writing with reference to the correspondence from Howard et al.1 My husband was in a NHS hospital for six months in 1999-2000. Visiting each day, I was afraid that the very bad standards of cleanliness and hygiene would result in his suffering an infection on top of heart disease and a stroke, quite enough for him to bear. More by luck than proper standards he did not become infected. Since …
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