Need surgery? Not so fast! Are you black, white, yellow or purple with pink polka-dots? We need your ethnicity first.
New Zealand is advising surgeons to prioritise patients based on their skin colour. Back to the bad ol' days we go!
According to the NZ Herald:
Health New Zealand has introduced an Equity Adjustor Score, which aims to reduce inequity in the system by using an algorithm to prioritise patients according to clinical priority, time spent on the waitlist, geographic location (isolated areas), ethnicity, and deprivation level.
So, we’re going to deal with inequality by implementing further inequality? Makes sense…
Once again, victimhood is being used to divide us by our racial background.
It’s OBVIOUS that those of Maöri descent don’t know how to eat properly or take care of themselves or their children.
It’s OBVIOUS that those of Maöri descent are deprived educationally and on the basis of their living conditions.
It’s OBVIOUS that those of Maöri descent can’t possibly stand in line and be judged by the urgency of their condition when it comes to medical care - they need to go first because…WOKE!
The most shocking thing about this article is the following sentence:
Several surgeons say they are upset by the policy, which was introduced in Auckland in February and gave priority to Māori and Pacific Island patients - on the grounds that they have historically had unequal access to healthcare.
Several surgeons are upset? What a bunch of weak-assed wankers! I’m sorry for the language, but they truly deserve it!
We have Stalin/Mao/Hitler-level discrimination at play here and only several surgeons are ‘upset’ about it? I guess I shouldn’t be surprised because the vast majority of surgeons and doctors stood by - no - they actively participated in the biggest, deadliest medical fraud the world has ever seen, leading to the deaths of millions worldwide during COVID.
Until medicine finds its moral compass and stops abiding by the insane excesses of government gone control-crazy, it is on the fast lane to ruin.
Some surgeons, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the new scoring tool was medically indefensible. They said patients should be prioritised on how sick they were, how urgently they needed treatment, and how long they had been waiting for it - not on their ethnicity.
One of the surgeons said he was “disgusted” by the new ranking system.
“It’s ethically challenging to treat anyone based on race, it’s their medical condition that must establish the urgency of the treatment,” the surgeon said.
“There’s no place for elitism in medicine and the medical fraternity in this country is disturbed by these developments.”
Anonymity? What cowards these doctors are! Where was our right to anonymity when our employers, the government, the bottle shop, the grocery store and old Bill up the road got the right to know whether we had or hadn’t taken a death jab?
And now, a surgeon is ‘disgusted’ by a new rule that is truly disgusting. But not disgusted enough to speak out using his real name!
Last quote from the article:
An email by Te Whatu Ora business support manager Daniel Hayes in April said: “Hi team, Heads up. This is going to be the new criteria for outsourcing your patients going forward. Just putting this on your radar now so that you can begin to line up patients accordingly. Over 200 days for Māori and Pacific patients. Over 250 days for all other patients.”
Of course, 200 days to wait for surgery is completely unacceptable (though IMHO, surgery should always be a last resort and if people were actually informed about safe, effective alternatives, there’d be no waiting list at all and most surgeons would be out of work), but the truly unacceptable thing here is the blatant segregation and discrimination that is government-approved.
To the surgeons in New Zealand - please grow a pair. Your cowardice literally makes me feel ill and no surgery or drugs will make it better. You need to take responsibility for your complicity and that means speaking up when you see something so egregiously wrong happening!
And to the government that has made such a rule - your days are numbered. There will be accountability for your crimes and a very long custodial sentence for you all. 🙏
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