medical neglect

medical neglect

A term of art which has been defined in the UK as the failure to provide appropriate healthcare for a child (or other vulnerable person), even though one is financially able to do so, which may result in poor overall health and compounded medical problems.
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As decades of medical neglect come to light, large pharmaceutical companies and government bodies are finally taking notice.
Warren this week unveiled her immigration plan which included designating a Justice Department task force to investigate accusations of medical neglect and physical and sexual assault and "give it independent authority to pursue any substantiated criminal allegations".
KARACHI -- The father of nine-month-old Nashwa, who recently died at a private hospital due to medical negligence, staged a sit-in along with relatives of a number of other victims of alleged medical neglect near Jauhar Mor on Sunday.
The commission said that the martyrdom of Younis raises the number of martyr prisoners to (219) since 1967, holding the occupation authorities fully responsible for their crimes, including field executions, medical neglect of the sick prisoners and other violations, and called for investigations into these violations of prisoner rights and international law.
Cases involving medical neglect on the part of doctors and paramedics are common occurrences, both at public and private hospitals.
"In our cells, we struggled to survive under harsh conditions and medical neglect. Once an old woman prisoner collapsed.
If it is proven a doctor is guilty of medical neglect there should, in my opinion, be no barriers or obstacles in place to obstruct people seeking redress.
Doctors at Cardinal Glennon believe medical neglect could have led to Emily's death.
Coroner Emma Brown ruled medical neglect did not play a part.
The prisoners are suffering from bad health condition and medical neglect, it said.
Witnesses at the hearing testified to the existence of political reeducation centers or camps throughout Xinjiang where upwards of 800,00 to 1 million people are held and subjected to torture, medical neglect and maltreatment, solitary confinement, sleep deprivation, and other forms of abuse resulting in the death of some detainees.
Chairman of the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission, Issa Qaraqe, said in a statement that the prisons are protesting against the Israeli violations and policies, including medical neglect, administrative detention and solitary confinement as well as preventing family visits.

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