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Scottish hospital staff ordered not to eat at desks during Ramadan

Just a month after British-based Muslim doctors (some of whom worked at Scottish hospitals) attempted to carry acts of terrorism, including one at Glasgow airport, the Edinburgh Evening News reports that hospital staff in the Scottish region of Lothians have been told not to eat at their desks to avoid offending Muslim colleagues during Ramadan.

The NHS (National Health Service) in Lothian has advised doctors and other health workers not to have working lunches during the 30-day fast, which begins next month.
The health service’s Equality and Diversity Officer sent an e-mail to all senior managers, giving guidance on religious tolerance. This includes ensuring Muslim staff are given breaks to pray, and time off to celebrate Eid at the end of Ramadan.
It is understood they also advised hospital managers to move food trolleys away from areas where Muslims work.

Looks like Londonistan has spread northwards to Scotland.

Tom GrossTom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.


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