Label this BG, for Beyond Ghastly. The Telegraph (UK) reports that the remains of more than 15,000 aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as “clinical waste” by hospitals in Britain, with some used in “waste-to-energy” plants to heat the facilities.
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Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others used the bodies in ‘waste-to-energy’ plants which generate power for heat. [Emphasis added]
Last night the Department of Health issued an instant ban on the practice which health minister Dr Dan Poulter branded ‘totally unacceptable.’
At least 15,500 foetal remains were incinerated by 27 NHS trusts over the last two years alone, Channel 4’s Dispatches discovered.