Former Nurse Makes Offensive COVID-19 Comment Towards Hospital Patients

A coronavirus pandemic could be “quite useful” in clearing bed blocking in hospitals by killing off patients, a leading former nurse has claimed, while admitting her remarks would be seen as “horrific”. ( You think??)


Professor June Andrews said Covid-19 could help hospitals with delayed discharges because these people would be “taken out of the system.

The former director of the Scottish government’s Centre for Change and Innovation acknowledged the controversial tone of her comments but said they represented the kind of strategic view needed to deal with the circumstances. Prof Andrews later said she had intended her remarks to be ironic.

Read article here.

While it is recognized the nurse in this article is of Scottish heritage, we are all human.  A remark such as the one she made, whether ” ironic” or not, should never be made in any circumstance, let alone in a pandemic situation.

Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.

Phillipians 2:4

God loves all of His children, young and old.  Every color, denomination, and status. The only thing He asks of us is we believe in Jesus through faith and grace as our Saviour. 

As a changed creature, we need to love all of our fellow human beings. What a horrid thought this nurse had, whether she meant it or not.


It is disheartening that people, especially a nurse, could even fathom such thoughts.

[Editor’s Note:  This article was written by Chiara Giordano, and first published by Independent UK.com.  Title change and commentary made by Pulpit and Pen.]



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