Citizen Journalism Ireland: No dignity afforded to Mental Health patients in Dublin 4. Emails to politicians, charities, et al by Michelle Clarke


Subject: Inadequate coverage by mental health/vulnerable people
Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 18:10:55 -0000
From: Michelle Clarke
To: Gillian Markey <>,,, Doherty, Colin (Neurology Consultant) <CPDoherty@STJAMES.IE>, Nigel Dodds <>, Health & Safety Authority <>,
CC: Hugh Kane <>, Martina Dumpleton <>, Dara Duffy <>, John Doyle <>

Friday 8th January 2010

Dublin 4 and Human Dignity

A few days ago I tried to help a homeless man.  I walked him up the steps of Baggot Street Hospital.  I did not ask, I actually pleaded with members of various staff – was it possible to give this human being a bath.  His clothes were drenched in urine and the smell was very bad.  At one time, this man had a life, a former civil servant.  The response from Baggot Street Hospital was not unexpected – not in the…

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