Hospitals ban flowers and knitting
Despite never having a single injury from knitting needles in their hospital Congleton
For three years, the
Yesterday the League of Friends of the hospital hit out at the ban as "pointless" and "soul-destroying for the patients".
The chairman of the League of Friends, Michael Lambert, said: "The idea was you would knit a small square and they were all sent off to charities and turned into large blankets and clothes for the needy. The knitting box was extremely popular and now it has been taken away. Many of the older patients are so upset."
You might think that knitting needles could be a bit dangerous even though no one in the hospital has ever been hurt by them. Do you think that flowers are a health and safety hazard? Dorset
Both of these hospitals are idiotic in the extreme. Even if the knitting needles were dangerous what better place is there than a hospital to get treated? We