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    Rita Broadway Murdered by Government

     

    When do you call premeditated professional murder an error of judgment?


    When its perpetrated by a throng of psychotic, sadistic criminally negligent government public officers, and reported by the coroner close to the next political government election period. 

     

    These South Australia health department staff (doctors and nurses) should have been charged with criminal medical negligent premeditated murder. Put before a Judge and sent to prison for 20 something years. Instead they get anonymously criticised by the Coroner and their reputation protected by not being named. Where's the rehabilitation? Where's the deterrent? There is none in the best interests of the Labor Party for the 2018 election they lost anyway.

     

    This hard copy story should have front page instead it was shunted into page 12 of the Adelaide Advertiser newspaper because the early 2018 government election was looming. It could have been any of us.

     

     

    The above was published on Saturday 18 November 2017 in Adelaide's main hard copy newspaper, ''Adelaide Advertiser.'' A story of an Australian registered doctor in psychiatry being banned for life for raping patients or molesting patients shared the front page with another story of an Australian registered doctor who allegedly travelled overseas to fight with the latest bunch of (media claimed) international terrorists. A good-doctor v bad-doctor front page. Neither stories are relevant to most of Adelaide residents. Usually the Adelaide Advertiser front page is held by a sporting story. All of which is why the (purely political propaganda) printed news media is faltering. When you do read a story that's newsworthy its usually written to benefit the political government. That's NOT news that's propagandise.

     

    What should have had front page on Thursday 16 November 2017, (but instead was on page 12) is the story of a 66 year old Ms Rita Broadway. Retired school teacher who was murdered by the reckless indifference of South Australian government Modbury public hospital (Adelaide east).


     

    Australian registered doctors and nursing staff had several opportunities to save Rita's life - refused to change her catheter and give her antibiotics for an infection all medical staff know is a high risk with any catheter. Had they not been sadistic psychopaths Rita would most probably still be alive and well.


     

    I think your own country's government medical staff negligence causing murder trumps rape and international terrorism debates any day.


     

    Evidently the Adelaide Advertiser editor doesn’t because he put the success of his favourite political party in the looming state election, over and above the best interests of his readers. is coming up in a couple of months. The newspaper editor wants the Labor Party to look good for the 2018 election.


     

    Why would a newspaper editor not expose a political party in his or her newspaper? The only reason any reasonable person could come up with is the Adelaide Advertiser editor took a bribe to protect the worthless reputation of the Labor Party.

     

    Below an electronic article on the same matter:

     

    www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-27/sa-coroner-told-woman-died-alone-after-hospital-discharge/8390634

    SA coroner told Rita Ann Broadway died alone and in pain after hospital discharge

    Updated 

    A woman died alone and in pain two days after she was discharged from an Adelaide hospital emergency department, an inquest has heard.

    South Australian coroner Mark Johns is investigating Rita Ann Broadway's death in early 2015.

    The 66-year-old woman, who was in a wheelchair, was taken to Modbury Hospital by ambulance after complaining of pain near her bladder catheter and the inquest heard her requests went unmet for it to be changed.

    The woman contacted the Royal District Nursing Service South Australia (RDNSSA) the next day and told a nurse she needed someone to attend her home because of her pain level.

    She was told she would have to wait a further day until a visit was possible, the coroner heard.

    Counsel assisting the coroner Naomi Kereru said there was no evidence the nurse ever organised that visit.

    "The contents of this phone conversation reveal an inadequate response and an uncaring attitude to a particularly vulnerable member of the community," she said. 

    A friend of Ms Broadway went to her house and found her in an unresponsive state after her repeated phone calls went unanswered.

    Modbury Hospital doctor Thomas Quigley, who examined Ms Broadway, said he did not change the catheter because it was draining well and he believed its removal would have increased the woman's pain, for which he prescribed painkillers and a skin cream.

    Doctor thought patient 'exaggerating', inquest told

    Professor Anne-Maree Kelly compiled a nine-page report on the case and attended the inquest as a medical expert.

    She said Dr Quigley's description of Ms Broadway's behaviour, in patient notes, suggested he thought she was exaggerating her condition.

    "It makes an assumption that the patient's behaving, you know, acting up on their pain a bit," she said.

    Professor Kelly said there seemed no reason not to have changed the catheter and a urinary tract infection should have been the patient's primary diagnosis.

    "If she had been pre-emptively treated by change of catheter and antibiotics, there's a reasonable likelihood she would have survived," she said.

    Professor Kelly told the inquest the medical examination would have been a difficult experience for the doctors involved, with the patient screaming in pain and her behaviour "confronting".

    "I'm sure the interaction was awkward and that contributed significantly to what happened and to premature closure in respect to diagnosis," she said.

    The coroner was told Dr Quigley did not order a blood test for Ms Broadway.

    "In hindsight I wish I'd done a blood test for Ms Broadway. I accept that," Dr Quigley said.

    Professor Kelly was also critical of the RDNSSA's nurse's response to Ms Broadway's phone call for help, saying more questions should have been asked of the woman.

    Counsel for the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network rejected that Dr Quigley ever thought Ms Broadway was not being genuine about her pain and said the patient was adequately warned of the symptoms to look out for that would require another visit to the emergency department.

    During her evidence, Professor Kelly cited a checklist used by medical practitioners in the United Kingdom to help identify catheter-related urinary tract infections and urged South Australia consider such a protocol.

     

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