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 January 3, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

This news report just gets worse and worse as you read it all. Will Stewart reports:

A nurse is under investigation in Russia after posting pictures online mocking dying patients and boasting: “We tie them to beds.”

Her images highlight a disturbing trend of medical staff using social media to abuse the sick, vulnerable and elderly.

The latest case involves nurse Anna Kim, who used cruel expletives to portray her elderly patients as filthy and disgusting.

She also alleged doctors in her hospital in Sakhalin, in Russia’s east, “only help people they want to help”.

She said: “If they don’t want to help, you are doomed. They don’t give a ****.”

Ms Kim — who has not been sacked for her posts and outbursts — posed with an elderly female patient who was “gravely ill” in intensive care.

Read more on News.com.au.

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