Humiliation is a way to make a service user feel ashamed or stupid. And hurts. As the person person humiliated, feels they have no control over the situation. Highlighting the power of the NHS, Regulators & Commissioners to deny treatment and justice. It often takes the unjust form of dismissing, minimising or trivialising the patient’s health concerns.
People being humiliated are usually left stunned and speechless. And often results in a loss of trust in the Healthcare setting.
A lack of access to medical treatment or a refusal to rectify past mistakes. Can cause anxiety, stress and or suffering.