19thc terminology in an 21stc hospital. A deaf man from Winchmore Hill is “deeply offended” after a hospital labelled him ‘deaf and dumb’ while he stayed there for surgery. Christopher Drew, 23, of Maxim Road, noticed the insult in his hospital file as he recovered from knee surgery at Chase Farm Hospital on March 20.
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