Tragic - Princess Kate's Nurse who was pranked by the DJ's call dies

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Posted: 12/7/2012 11:30:49 AM

It was the switchboard who failed IMO, not the nursing staff.

From my understanding it was the operator that transferred the call that killed herself.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 11:52:23 AM

This is an irresponsible statement (not that I expect more from you). A person can go blithely through life and hit with something so unexpected and devasting that suddenly the only option they see is suicide. A parent who accidentally kills their own child (i.e. car accident, etc...) an innocent person accused of child molestation, people who are trafficked, people living in war torn countries that are routinely tortured, terminally ill people in horrific pain. There are countless unimaginable events that can change a person's life in the blink of an eye.

I know you're just a troll and I should ignore your callous idiocy, but sometimes people can be driven to taking their own life without a prior history of being "disturbed".




While you may not like the way she made the statement, she is right. It is true, terrible things happen which cause people to want to kill themselves like what you mentioned. None of these tragic things happened (that we know of, maybe something just did happen in her life), it was a prank phone call. The poor woman must have had issues if this caused her to kill herself. Maybe disturbed is not the word I would use, but she must have had serious issues.



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Posted: 12/7/2012 12:09:07 PM

This is an irresponsible statement (not that I expect more from you). A person can go blithely through life and hit with something so unexpected and devasting that suddenly the only option they see is suicide. A parent who accidentally kills their own child (i.e. car accident, etc...) an innocent person accused of child molestation, people who are trafficked, people living in war torn countries that are routinely tortured, terminally ill people in horrific pain. There are countless unimaginable events that can change a person's life in the blink of an eye.


It is not irresponsible to suggest that there were a myriad of reasons for her alleged suicide. It is irresponsible to blame anonymous pranksters for her death.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 12:17:48 PM

It brings to mind whether this was a sense of honor felt so strongly by this nurse on behalf of the monarchy in England? As an American I don't know if it's taken so seriously but it crossed my mind.


I wouldn't have thought that any Brit has such a strong sense of honour towards the royal family that they would kill themselves over such a silly thing. At most what happened was embarrassing and I think she must have had some other issues to take such a drastic step.



A person can go blithely through life and hit with something so unexpected and devasting that suddenly the only option they see is suicide. A parent who accidentally kills their own child (i.e. car accident, etc...) an innocent person accused of child molestation, people who are trafficked, people living in war torn countries that are routinely tortured, terminally ill people in horrific pain. There are countless unimaginable events that can change a person's life in the blink of an eye.


All the things you mentioned are infinitely more tragic and terrible than being pranked by a radio dj.


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Posted: 12/7/2012 12:23:35 PM
Who knows? Maybe her husband is a total jerk and he berated her for dishonoring their family, etc. and that's what drove her to suicide.

Maybe everyone supported her in every conceivable way, and she still committed suicide.

I really hope there is a full and objective investigation into her death and it's not just put to bed as a suicide. It may well have been suicide, but given the surrounding circumstances the police need to dig deep.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 12:24:34 PM

Maybe everyone supported her in every conceivable way, and she still committed suicide.



sounds like a disturbed individual to me...

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Posted: 12/7/2012 12:30:24 PM
oblio--I'm not disagreeing with you that there's something more to suicide than immediate, external circumstances.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 12:44:28 PM
A parent who accidentally kills their own child (i.e. car accident, etc...) an innocent person accused of child molestation, people who are trafficked, people living in war torn countries that are routinely tortured, terminally ill people in horrific pain. There are countless unimaginable events that can change a person's life in the blink of an eye.
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I agree that this type of terrible thing can drive someone to commit suicide.. but this is so sudden. It's almost like if someone was bullied for a day and committed suicide, wouldn't we think there were other issues at hand. In this case she might have been embarrassed, or upset thinking she was going to be fired... but the scale and speed of the reaction relative to what she did seems a little out of proportion. If she'd been hounded by the media for weeks, maybe.... but still seems odd. And as for what was being written on message boards, I someone doubt she spend the following hours after this came out sitting down reading message boards....

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Posted: 12/7/2012 12:46:39 PM
That is so sad!


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Posted: 12/7/2012 12:53:44 PM
The DJs apologized the very next day so I wonder if them being Aussies felt it disrespectful to the Queen. I don't think an American DJ would apologize, it would just continue to be a joke.

While you may not like the way she made the statement, she is right. It is true, terrible things happen which cause people to want to kill themselves like what you mentioned. None of these tragic things happened (that we know of, maybe something just did happen in her life), it was a prank phone call. The poor woman must have had issues if this caused her to kill herself. Maybe disturbed is not the word I would use, but she must have had serious issues.

ITA Someone can have problems then one small thing can push them over the edge of the cliff they were already standing on.




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Posted: 12/7/2012 12:57:55 PM

But she just routed the call. She had NOTHING to do with anything. She was not stupid or anything. She routed a call.




She was appparently the nurse who actually took the call from the DJs and routed it to the nurse caring directly for the Duchess in her room.

I think the point was that she must have felt hugely embarrassed because the voice was so obviously not the Queen, including the fact that she called Kate her grand-daughter, which she isn't.

Suicide is tragic, whatever the reasons, and it's terrible for her family in particular.



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Posted: 12/7/2012 1:29:54 PM

It was the switchboard who failed IMO, not the nursing staff.


The nurse who has died was covering the switchboard due to staff shortage. Any nurse working on a ward knows that no info should be given over the 'phone, and although she made a mistake in forwarding the call,in my opinion the nurse who gave out the (admittedly very little) information should have verified the caller's ID. I can't help feeling the staff may have been a little overawed by the fact they had a Royal patient and that protocol was forgotten due to that, even though the hospital involved does deal with the Royals on a fairly regular basis.

I feel so sorry for the husband and children of the nurse, whether she died at her own hand or from natural causes ( it's not impossible that the stress may have caused her to have a heart attack or brain haemorrhage.)


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Posted: 12/7/2012 1:35:26 PM
is it the nurse who routed the call or the nurse who's voice you hear in the actual call?! The reports are confusing are there two nurses or just one?!




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Posted: 12/7/2012 1:38:52 PM
She was the nurse who put the call through to the ward, not the one who gave out information.

There has been a huge backlash against the DJs. It's been interesting watching the radio station take down the website, facebook, twitter accounts and then re-instate some of them. Their apology is appalling. Hopefully they'll write a better one now it's a reasonable time (6.40am here).

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Posted: 12/7/2012 2:33:03 PM

I hope those radio jerks have a hard time living with this.


Find me a radio station that doesn't have a guy who does voices. Find me one popular radio show that doesn't play around and make funny phone calls. This was all FUNNY until this woman passed away (however that happened.)

These guys were CLEARLY expecting to get a "Yeah, right. Nice try folks.." when they called. You could hear in the recording that they were shocked when they got put through.

I think it's heartless to with this kind of pain on the DJ's. No one is to blame. It's a sad series of events that sometimes happen in life and an obvious tragedy. But really....they didn't set out to ruin a life. They made a phone call, in good fun, expecting to get nipped right away and everyone would have a laugh.


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Posted: 12/7/2012 2:36:44 PM
It's just a sad situation all around. For everyone.




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Posted: 12/7/2012 2:39:28 PM

I think it's heartless to with this kind of pain on the DJ's. No one is to blame. It's a sad series of events that sometimes happen in life and an obvious tragedy. But really....they didn't set out to ruin a life. They made a phone call, in good fun, expecting to get nipped right away and everyone would have a laugh.


ITA. I think it was the prank and then compounded by the media and the Internet. We see it happen here all the time: people forget it's an actual person they are talking about and the mockery is just too much for some people.



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Posted: 12/7/2012 2:44:46 PM
Unfortunately the radio station involved has a long history of being involved in dubious stunts. Any way you put it, this is on their head. And the lawyers who approved the pre-recorded piece going to air.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 2:46:00 PM
I just think this is so sad

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Posted: 12/7/2012 2:50:20 PM

The nurse who has died was covering the switchboard due to staff shortage. Any nurse working on a ward knows that no info should be given over the 'phone, and although she made a mistake in forwarding the call,in my opinion the nurse who gave out the (admittedly very little) information should have verified the caller's ID. I can't help feeling the staff may have been a little overawed by the fact they had a Royal patient and that protocol was forgotten due to that, even though the hospital involved does deal with the Royals on a fairly regular basis.
I work in media/pr for a large hospital system. Any caller trying to get through to a VIP's room would be denied access because when that VIP was admitted, we set up contingency plans for all of this. The only person who can get through to a charge nurse on the floor would be designated staff. No one else. VIPs are generally assigned a liaison staff person who reports out changes in condition to family members, law enforcement, etc. Most communication is done face-to-face and then back through designated contacts.

When someone got through to that charge nurse, she expected that the caller had been vetted through, I'll bet. She would think that security or the liaison had OK'd the call, and that would have been the only way they could have gotten through to her.


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Posted: 12/7/2012 2:50:32 PM

ITA. I think it was the prank and then compounded by the media and the Internet. We see it happen here all the time: people forget it's an actual person they are talking about and the mockery is just too much for some people.


It is sad! But if it was the nurse that routed the call she didn't have the actual recorded conversation?! The nurse that was recorded I think would have felt more silly than the one that routed the call?!
again we don't know the circumstances of her death yet, and from other reports the radio DJ's involved have been placed on leave.




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Posted: 12/7/2012 3:07:33 PM
Such a sad situation. I do feel that the DJ's carry some responsibility for this persons death. This poor woman was ridiculed WORLDWIDE. I don't think I would handle that very well, and you?
Also, attempting to invade a very public figures privacy (whether you think it is a prank or not) isn't funny. Now these DJ's are going to be ridiculed worldwide. Wonder how they are going to make out? Life changing for them I'm sure (or would hope).

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Posted: 12/7/2012 3:20:02 PM
An apology was forthcoming the next day after the prank from the radio station. BUT it was followed by jokes and boasting on their website and twitter accounts, so it doesn't sound to me like they were sorry at all. They've both been stood down as of now, wether they'll be reinstated remains to be seen. Mind you, anyone who describes herself in her bio as "having a rack that's not half bad" isn't working on a full set of batteries anyway IMHO. Stupid and tragic for everyone concerned.


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Posted: 12/7/2012 4:17:24 PM
That is so sad.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 4:22:32 PM
Not sure why they are reporting in the USA that it was the person who routed the call, the media reports that I have seen say it is the nurse on the recording.
When we were talking about this at work, just after the prank, I was saying the person I felt most sorry for was the nurse.
I've looked after VIPs in hospitals and there is always a very strict VIP policy detailing exactly who can do what, I don't blame her for thinking that if a call got through to her then it must have already been confirmed as genuine.
I thought the prank was in poor taste when I fist heard about it. Now the effect has been devastating to a husband and two children, I do think the radio DJs are to blame however they are probably shocked and saddened as well. Not to mention the Royals who will no doubt remember this tragedy associated with what should be a happy time.
Actions can have unexpected and widereaching consequences...therefore I don't think there is a place for pranks like this. I hope they learned a lesson and will never mess with people's lives like this ever again.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 4:25:39 PM


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Posted: 12/7/2012 4:35:51 PM

I was horrified to hear this news and feel for her family.

I was also horrified when I first heard the prank call. The DJ's crossed the line.

Despite who Kate is she was a patient of the hospital at the time and why would anyone want their health issues, as minor as some people think this was, aired on radio and then to go viral?

I know I certainly wouldn't and I would think that the DJ's wouldn't either. I hope they live with this for the rest of their lives.

Joke is on them I guess - sick as it is.

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Posted: 12/7/2012 4:56:10 PM

Actions can have unexpected and widereaching consequences...therefore I don't think there is a place for pranks like this. I hope they learned a lesson and will never mess with people's lives like this ever again.




I agree with this. Pranks are such harmless fun. Until something like this happens. Some are saying, well she must have been disturbed to begin with? That's exactly why stupid pranks can go awry and have tragic consequences.

Wasn't there a post recently about an elevator prank? Most people thought it was bad and I agree. In that case an unintended consequence could have been someone having a heart attack. Would we be saying, oh well, he must have had a weak heart to begin with?













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Posted: 12/7/2012 5:19:31 PM

Not sure why they are reporting in the USA that it was the person who routed the call, the media reports that I have seen say it is the nurse on the recording.
When we were talking about this at work, just after the prank, I was saying the person I felt most sorry for was the nurse.


that's what I thought too, from the BBC report, but all the other reports are saying it's the lady who routed the call? I don't know why she would unless she though she started the whole thing but it wasn't her voice we heard but the other. The reports all say she was well like and respected at the hospital.It also said that the regular switchboard was off that weekend and it was a nurse that answered so maybe that's where the confusion is?




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Posted: 12/7/2012 5:28:27 PM

It also said that the regular switchboard was off that weekend and it was a nurse that answered so maybe that's where the confusion is?


I gather that's true....


The nurse who has died was covering the switchboard due to staff shortage.


Also it was the early hours of the morning I believe.


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Posted: 12/7/2012 5:41:13 PM
The story is very true sadly. She was the nurse that gave the pranksters information about the Duchess that died, not the switchboard operator. The royal family didn't complain about the nurse and the hospital didn't tell her off either.
She was found dead and it is assumed she committed suicide but this has yet to be confirmed.

Friends say she couldn't cope with the comments left on sites etc. She has two children... Their lives are ruined.. All for a cheap prank .

The 2 DJ's have been suspended until further notice.
Lets hope it's a lesson to television and radio about doing so called pranks in future!!


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Posted: 12/7/2012 6:03:23 PM

I didn't even think it was a funny bit. And for those saying that the DJs didn't set out for this outcome, well stupid acts and pranks have consequences.


I think this is very sad and a huge tragedy, but it's not like it's a situation that could have been foreseen. Had the radio hosts actually got some information, yes they should have been fired. HAd there been a huge security breach, yes they should be fired.

I don't think you can class this as a reasonable outcome they should have prepared for. You can't plan for every eventuality. You can't see something like this coming from the harmless joke.

And just again, we don't know all the facts yet. Maybe there was other things going on. I don't think the radio hosts should lose their jobs over it (not that they have yet - just not returning to air right away).

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Posted: 12/7/2012 7:13:37 PM
I have never understood the humor behind pranks that are at the expense of someone innocent.

Having a big laugh because you tricked someone? That truly leaves me cold. I'm like "huh?" How is that funny.

I have the same sympathy for those DJs as they did the people they were putting at risk - employment, humiliation - which is to say none.



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Posted: 12/7/2012 7:29:26 PM
I despise phone pranks. I just can't listen to them, they are never funny. I just cringe. But having said that, at first I was rolling my eyes at the people who were calling for the DJs to be sacked. But now....... I feel sick about it. Their actions have quite possibly prompted a woman to take her life.


They don't know how she died yet. But are saying it's not suspicious.


All the more reason to assume it's suicide. Murder = suspicious. Suicide = NOT suspicious.


Unfortunately the radio station involved has a long history of being involved in dubious stunts. Any way you put it, this is on their head. And the lawyers who approved the pre-recorded piece going to air.


Judie, is it the same radio station that employs that disgusting POS vile Kyle? If so, it doesn't surprise me.

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Posted: 12/8/2012 1:10:41 AM
Now the reports here are also saying that it was the switchboard nurse, not the nurse we hear talking on the recording.
The news stories I heard earlier today were obviously not correct.

I also read in the paper where one of her friends was quoted as saying that she was quite a nervous person and that she would have taken this to heart.
I think all media 'pranks' should be banned.

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Posted: 12/8/2012 1:47:29 AM

While you may not like the way she made the statement, she is right. It is true, terrible things happen which cause people to want to kill themselves like what you mentioned. None of these tragic things happened (that we know of, maybe something just did happen in her life), it was a prank phone call. The poor woman must have had issues if this caused her to kill herself. Maybe disturbed is not the word I would use, but she must have had serious issues.

I would not want to be the person who drove someone with "serious issues" to suicide, especially over something so appallingly stupid.

Years ago here in the Bay Area, two DJs ended up losing their jobs over a really stupid prank that shut down the Bay Bridge for hours during the morning commute, causing tens of thousands of people not to be able to get to work.

And that was just for causing traffic problems. These Aussie DJs have a lot answer for.


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Posted: 12/8/2012 2:12:03 AM
My comments were regarding the statement about suicide and "disturbed" individuals. I have already acknowledged I know nothing of this woman's history and cannot comment on her motivation for ending her life (if in fact she did). I was merely responding to Obliolait's blanket statement that "people who commit suicide have a history of being disturbed". (Probably not the exact quote, but close enough).

I realize most people who commit suicide suffer some form of mental illness, but was trying to make the point that not all people do. It was not meant to be directed to the nurse's situation.

This is just a sad, sad story all the way around.




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Posted: 12/8/2012 2:44:47 AM
This is so sad. I can't fathom why people were giving her such a hard time about it, she only put the call through to the room - the standard thing that would be done for anyone.

I just shook my head when I heard about this stupid prank, and was sad to learn the DJ's are Aussies. There are morons in every country, but sadly this pair of idiots have a job in the media. But I hope not for long, they should be sacked.

I know she made the choice to end her life but IMHO, all those who have been bagging her out online tipped her over the edge and should be ashamed of themselves - although I doubt they are. A case of cyber bullying at it's worst.



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Posted: 12/8/2012 2:53:37 AM

she only put the call through to the room - the standard thing that would be done for anyone.


Except, as I said before, that it was pretty obvious that it wasn't the Queen. The voice was ridiculous and she called Kate her granddaughter, which she isn't.

I'm not saying anything against the woman, she made a mistake, it's just unfortunate that sadly, it was a very public one caused by a stupid joke.






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Posted: 12/8/2012 3:10:55 AM
At first the caller sounds very much like the queen then the accent slips, badly.

So I can imagine how they got past the switch board.

The whole thing is fishy to me. What nurse says wretching?

And why would a nurse commit suicide for a prank call?

There is something else going on. Emotional instability? Mental instability?

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Posted: 12/8/2012 3:18:50 AM

Except, as I said before, that it was pretty obvious that it wasn't the Queen
I agree with you Gar, but imagine how she would have felt - a British subject answering a call from her queen!

I can imagine she would have been shocked and that it didn't dawn on her that the voice or wording sounded strange.



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Posted: 12/8/2012 3:46:07 AM

So I can imagine how they got past the switch board.

The whole thing is fishy to me. What nurse says wretching?



The nurse who died WAS on the switchboard. The initial call came through to her, she is the one who put it through to the other nurse.

Do you work in a UK hospital as a nurse? If you don't, then you don't know if retching if a common term there or not. I say vomiting if some one is vomiting, but if they don't actually vomit, then using the term dry retching is very common. If I believed I was talking to the queen, I might stumble over my words a bit too. I'm not sure what your point is here though?

If you are suggesting that this wasn't a nurse on the ward, then you are way off base, it was a very real prank, and a very real person is dead, probably (in part) as a result of that prank.
The head of the radio station has made a public statement and so has the hospital spokesperson about this and the DJs are off the air and said to be 'devastated' (not defending them, just making a point here) If there was more to this and parts of it were faked...then they would have been forced to confess to it by now in light of what happened.

It was all over the media, it was being replayed and replayed if this poor lady was already on the sensitive side, I can see how this humiliation and thinking she (and her family) would never live it down could drive her to this. Or maybe she decided to have few drinks and take a few pills to 'calm' herself and it may have been accidental.
I don't see what's "fishy" the plan was a stupid prank, and it went horribly wrong. This wasn't a foreseeable outcome, but it reminds us all that things we think will be harmless, may not turn out that way.

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Posted: 12/8/2012 5:17:52 AM
This is such a sad and tragic event and all my thoughts go to the nurses family. I can't imagine how her family must feel at this time - all because someone thought it was funny to gain worldwide publicity by doing something THEY thought was funny.
Did they intent to cause so much heartbrake? No probably not intentionally, but it could have so easily been avoided with a little consideration instead of a hunger to make headlines at the expense of another human being !

Whether it was suicide or not I'm shocked that some posters on here believe that there must be some form of previous mental instability for her to do this. This is not always the case. People don't always pre-plan a suicide. Something triggers it at that particular moment in time.

The hoax became a global phenomenon and she was ridiculed for being so *stupid* all over the internet. Some might have been able to cope with that, some might be thick skinned enough to put the whole thing aside and get on with their life BUT others can't. That doesn't mean they have anything mentally wrong with them, they're naturally more sensitive.
I quite often think that about some posts on here when certain people goad and target others with their riduclule and insults. Are the recipients of the posts able to disregard the vitriol directed at them? Some can but you also have to consider that others might not and could have a dire effect on them. We're annonymous on here so no one knows what personality others have in real life or what their life circumstance is.

This nurse had been on duty all night. It was 5.30am here in the UK when the call came through. I would guess that many a person would be taken aback if at that split second they believed they were talking to the Queen. How many people have been duped in giving their security/personal information when someone calls but later think how vulnerable they had been?
The difference in the two is that it's only you that thinks how silly you've been in giving your own information out but the whole world knows it in this nurse's case.

I'm guessing that if it does turn out to be sucide that Batya seems to be the only one that has a reasonable explaination as to the cause in this post


It brings to mind whether this was a sense of honor felt so strongly by this nurse on behalf of the monarchy in England?


Not only to the monarchy but it's in their culture.
Many Asians ( this nurse was Indian) will strive never to bring dis-honour to their family/employers by their actions. Who lnows if this had a detrimental effect on her thinking!

Whatever the reasons for her actions it's a very sad and tragic case and all done because of someones hunger to be " famous" !!





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Posted: 12/8/2012 6:41:22 AM
The whole situation is utterly tragic. Regardless of what the mental state of this poor nurse may or may not have been prior to this hoax, it was 100% predictable that this call, if the DJs were successfully connected to the hospital, would lead to quite possibly the loss of jobs, exposure of private medical details and at the very least, much upset and distress to anyone affected, from the nursing staff, to protection officers, to hospital managers and a woman in the early scary stages of pregnancy who has as much right as the rest of us to her medical condition literally not being broadcast to the world.
That much is absolutely predictable.
It is astonishing to me that this prerecorded conversation was passed by the lawyers, with complete disregard for the huge amount of distress it would cause, and this is without even considering the tragic and less predictable tragic outcome that we now know of.
This was not one of the Candid Camera hidden camera type pranks that caused those being duped a bit of leg pulling and humiliation, which is bad enough. It was always going to end badly, if 'successful'.



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Posted: 12/8/2012 7:06:32 AM
Sorry she killed herself over this. She should have KNOWN to not give information like that over the telephone. YOu just can't do that!
There are laws against this and they are drilled into health care workers heads.

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Posted: 12/8/2012 7:21:41 AM

Judie, is it the same radio station that employs that disgusting POS vile Kyle? If so, it doesn't surprise me.

Yes it is. Who knows how much longer they will be around though. They were already on probation for previous stunts. All advertising has been pulled this weekend, and a lot of major advertisers (think Coles etc) have pulled all future advertising. Interesting to see how this plays out long-term.

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Posted: 12/8/2012 7:26:16 AM

Yes it is. Who knows how much longer they will be around though. They were already on probation for previous stunts. All advertising has been pulled this weekend, and a lot of major advertisers (think Coles etc) have pulled all future advertising. Interesting to see how this plays out long-term.
They are getting exactly what they deserve. Now the radio station needs to go a step further and fire them. Hopefully this will ruin any possible future employment and their "career" as immature, unprofessional, asshole "announcers" will be over and they can go do something menial for the rest of their lives. I have no tolerance for announcers who pull shit like this and think they are so f***ing funny. Egotistic assholes. That's what they are. And they deserve to be fired and never hired again. And hopefully it's a heads up for other asshole announcers that this kind of stuff is not cool, it's not funny and it doesn't make you special.

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Posted: 12/8/2012 8:14:29 AM
there's nothing wrong with a prank phone call. If Kate and William do not want to be harassed, they can give up their made up elitist titles. The fact that there are kings and queens and princes and princesses is much more offensive to me than a stupid prank phone call.

here are some great prank calls http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gy8i1x6puxs
bad language beware.

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Posted: 12/8/2012 8:31:48 AM

Hopefully this will ruin any possible future employment and their "career" as immature, unprofessional, asshole "announcers" will be over and they can go do something menial for the rest of their lives. I have no tolerance for announcers who pull shit like this and think they are so f***ing funny. Egotistic assholes. That's what they are.


Couldn't agree with you more.

I cannot understand anyone in their right mind using the fact that someone ( Kate) is in hospital and use that situation as the base for their *prank*

She was in hospital for a medical condition that could potentially be very serious for someone in the early stages of pregnancy.
How would they have felt if, while they were carrying out their stupid prank that something serious could very well have happened.
The possibility of the prank being aired over the radioin Australia while something else was possibly happening here in the UK is very real given the difference in time scale between Australia & UK.

I can't understand anyone's mentality thinking that a hospital stay would give some credability to carry out any prank involving any patient.

The presenters have been totally ***holes about everyone that could have potentially been involved in their little *fun*










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Posted: 12/8/2012 8:53:29 AM
obliolait:


wow you should get iq tested. you might have a disorder

A quote from you, that perfectly describes your posts on this thread.

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