They forgot there was CCTV, nurses and observers. Nonetheless, it has taken nearly a year for the hospital to agree that there was a male on the ward and, yes, this rape happened. During that year she has almost come to the edge of a nervous breakdown, being disbelieved about being raped in hospital has been such an appalling shock. The hospital has had to admit that the rape happened and that it was committed by a man.”
– Baroness Emma Nicholson of Winterbourne
The NHS protocol Annex B requires that hospital staff lie about men being in women’s wards.