Leeds A&E staff played ‘bingo’ game where they won points for spotting spiking victims
A senior nurse at the hospital has apologised for the ‘disgusting’ game
A top nurse at a Leeds hospital has apologised after A&E staff were found playing a “disgusting” “Halloween bingo” game, in which points were awarded for spotting spiking victims.
The game also included categories such as “Fisherprice my first MDMA”, “Stabby McStabberson” and “Squid Game” – where extra points could be won if the person was in a “sexy” version of the outfit.
Another box on the sheet read “NFA not actual costume”, which is believed to refer to homeless patients.
Lisa Grant, a chief nurse at the hospital, has since apologised, calling the game “unacceptable”. She said “appropriate action” will be taken against those involved in playing the game.
‘I guess it just felt really wrong’
An anonymous whistleblower, who says they were in A&E over Halloween weekend, saw staff playing the “disgusting” and “unprofessional” game, told SWNS: “I guess it just felt really wrong and I was shocked that the staff would be making a joke out of things as serious as being shot or being spiked, especially since this has been a big problem recently.”
Categories on the sheet were: “Squid Game, Bonus Point: Sexy Squid Game; Sexy Profession; Spiked; You’re a wizard, Harry!; Fisherprice my first MDMA; Real Blood/Fake Blood; NFA Not actual costume; Neon; Sexy Animal; The Exorcist projectile vomming; Harleyquinn; Superhero; Halloween Otley Run; Pumpkin; Angel or Devil; Stabby Mcstabberson.”
The whistleblower continued: “I was also pretty disgusted that they made a joke about homeless people looking like they’re in Halloween costumes, as Leeds has a pretty big homeless problem.
“These are the people we turn to when we’re in need, and they were openly mocking the people they’re supposed to be helping.”
‘This is clearly unacceptable’
Lisa Grant, a chief nurse at the hospital has since apologised, calling the game “unacceptable”.
She said: “I apologise for the offence caused by this behaviour in our emergency department at Leeds General Infirmary.
“We are extremely disappointed and dismayed that this has happened in one of our hospitals.
“This is clearly unacceptable, and we are taking the appropriate action with those involved.
“We are reminding all colleagues that such behaviours and activities have absolutely no place in our Trust.”
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