A majority of those surveyed ITV News Index, carried out by ComRes, say compassion in nursing and the quality of patient care has declined:
- 65% agreed that nursing has become less compassionate in recent years
- 55% said patient care is worse now than it was a decade ago
Source: ITV News/ComRes
An ITV News Index poll suggests more than a third of people believe that they have experienced unacceptable standards of care on the NHS
In the wake of the Mid Staffs scandal, ITV News has invited viewers to share their good and bad experiences of nursing in the UK.
Evan's parents knew his chances of survival were slim, but claim they were seen by hospital staff as nothing more than an inconvenience.