Tried working up something for the writers room about this but getting too angry and frothy (as is my wont). This is the full BBC story. Anyone want to run with this?
The North Staffs Royal Infirmary in Stoke - 15 miles away and COMPLETELY UNCONNECTED with the Mid Staffs Infirmary, is taking over the Mid Staffs Trust. The assorted geniuses running the North staffs are proposing removing the county name from the hospital. Some senior management berk is quoted as saying "If you are a young doctor looking for a job, you may pass over Staffordshire and look for somewhere that doesn't have this connotation."
Prompting the observation that if you're that dumb, I wouldn't really want you treating me or a member of my family. So a hospital which has been there since just after Waterloo and of which we Stokey locals are VERY PROUD is going to have to be "Rebranded" because senior NHS management don't have a functioning spine between them.
Tried going with a few things such as:
*Iceberg Re-Branded To Avoid "Unfortunate Associations" with Titanic.
*Staffordshire to be re-branded as Notthatplacenononoyourethinkingofsomewhereelseshire
*Hospital to be re-named Fraggle Rock Royal Infirmary
*Senior management re-name hospital to deter coughy ill bastards
*Hospital to be Re-named the Robbie Williams centre of Superwellness and Discount Flooring.
But not feeling the love. Anyone got any ideas?
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