Imagine their surprise, shock, horror and amazement when it first transpired that he was a predatory paedophile. Now it is confirmed that the serial sex abuser and necrophile had attacked both males and females aged between 5 years old and 75 years old on NHS premises.
This Knight managed to avoid detection from vetting, making our security services look pretty stupid, since it seems he was best mates with Lord Mountbatten, Prince Philip and both Prince Charles and Lady Diana. That’s not to mention his closeness to politicians such as Prime Minister Thatcher and Cyril Smith.
Or even the fact that a clown DJ, with no medical qualifications, was appointed head of the Broadmoor Hospital Task force in 1988, where he had keys and unrestricted access. He was even referred to as a Doctor in the Parliamentary notes at the time.
Were they all asleep on the job?
Today’s report from the investigation covering 28 NHS trusts make for very grim reading.
A spokesman for Prime Minister David Cameron said he was “deeply shocked”, adding it was “important lessons are learned”.
I’m certain he might have also added that ‘no stone would be left unturned’ if he’d remembered this other worthless phrase.
None of this will be news to regular readers of the Needle, but hopefully the greater masses might begin to stir from their slumber to see the scale of the cesspit that surrounds us all.
Not for one minute do I believe that this is ancient history which was only perpetrated by people who are now dead, and that it can’t happen today.
It’s time for our politicians to take a good look at themselves.
More important though is that its time for us to take a good look at our politicians.
• Anyone needing support should contact the National Association for People Abused in Childhood (Napac) on 0808 801 0331