Toronto, Ontario: woman told to call ambulance after falling infront of the hospital

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  1. seali_me

    seali_me RIP January 2018

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    its much worse.

     
  2. Inikalord

    Inikalord Legal Binding Contracts

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  3. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 A real stand-up guy

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  4. MidnightBliss

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    That would never happen in the hospital I work in. What a disgrace.
     
  5. seali_me

    seali_me RIP January 2018

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    how old was that policy?

    fuck. what 3 months?
     
  6. Dremare

    Dremare It's pronounced "dreh-mare"

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    .... That's.... Disappointing.
     
  7. B'Bantor

    B'Bantor Extra like OMG

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    Why is it so hard for people in these situations to put common sense above policy?
     
  8. Dremare

    Dremare It's pronounced "dreh-mare"

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    I guess the policy is god.
     
  9. lars573

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    Says the guy who's never worked in an environment where stepping outside the bureaucratic rules can be a VERY bad thing.
     
  10. Dremare

    Dremare It's pronounced "dreh-mare"

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    Yea, but I think that it'd just be bad for a hospital's public image if someone was laying on the ground in front of the building, injured, and had to wait until an ambulance got there. An ambulance that was late to the scene, I might add.
     
  11. Nachtsider

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    Niagara 'Falls'.

    Hee.
     
  12. Surge

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    The world's getting more and more evil as the days pass on. This is about as bad as that old lady who had a heart attack in a mental hospital. No one helped her or called for help, and to make matters worse, a security guard/cop pulled up a freaking chair and SAT DOWN TO WATCH.
     
  13. TrueNomadSkies

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    *punchline cha'ching!*
     
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    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    Liability is a hell of a thing.
     
  15. seali_me

    seali_me RIP January 2018

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    C. difficile de penser? mon ostie! the only epidemic i see in this hospital is they hire robots for employees.
     
  16. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    Unfortunately so. If anyone steps outside the rules (stupid as those rules might be) to help and something goes wrong then the person that helped will get all the blame and be sued or something. When faced with that possibility many people in these situations will just stay out of it even if common sense and a want to help would be the natural and obvious way to act.
    It's a sad shitty situation but that's the way the world has become.
     
  17. Cal

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    Why did you even post?
     
  18. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Kimagure Orange Road

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    And yet, this doesn't surprise me.

    Everything, even the most commonplace of things, seems to be entangled in a web of red tape.