The member of the Grand Jury were appalled by the lack of qualification of Kermit Gosnell's staff. While I'll admit, Gosnell has reached a new low in staff unqualifiation, he's hardly alone.

I'll be cutting and pasting some examples. Right now I just want to get the information to you. I'll pretty it up later.

Inglewood: Charting the Deterioration
equipment not in recovery room unqualified staff inserting laminaria

Abortionist Ronachai Banchongmanie
no physician documented as attending unqualified administrator incomplete employee records physician not remaining at the facility until all patients are discharged;

William Malcolm Knarr, Seedy Abortionist
All staff, including a receptionist with no medical training, started IVs to produce anesthesia and restore consciousness.

The Mystery of the Missing Medical Director
lack of medical assistant training protocols unqualified staff reviewing medical histories with patients standing order sheet was undated and unsigned

Abortionist Ronachai Banchongmanie
The receptionist would give each patient an ... than using a lab, the receptionist would do a pregnancy test ... jar filled with urine, the receptionist would go down the hallway

Eurice Agbagaa was left bleeding and dying with nobody but an untrained receptionist to look after her.

El Norte Clinica Medico was inspected after the death of Magdalena Rodriguez. The medical board said that the only staff were the abortionist and his receptionist, Shirley. Shirley "greets patients, explains procedures, obtains the medical consent, and initial intake information... and has no medical training." Shirley did the pregnancy tests and Rh tests and the post-abortion checks on the patients. She would then ask whoever had come with each patient to sit with her.

At Hedd Surgi-Center, inspectors found poor sanitation and infection control, unlicensed and unqualified staff, out of date medications, mold on the breathing tubes, and mouse droppings in the operating room. A revocation agreement barred Hedd from performing any procedures but abortions. Chicago Tribune 2-8-91

Gloria Aponte, 20, whose NAF member abortionist allowed his receptionist to administer general anesthesia, died in 1986

Dr. Joe Bills Reynolds was a jack of all trades, doing a variety of elective surgeries, including safe and legal abortions, in his filthy clinic. Reynolds' anesthetist, age 60, had originally been hired as a janitor, and an untrained orderly was acting as his nurse.

At Dadeland: Two unlicensed staff were performing patient care: an employee who had dropped out of school in the ninth grade was prepping patients, prepping and sterilizing equipment, assisting during abortions, packaging fetal remains for pathology tests using a blood-contaminated kitchen strainer, and dispensed and administered medications; the other unlicensed employee monitored the patients in the recovery room. Laboratory tests were performed on-site by unlicensed personnel.

The Voodoo Abortionists
Permitting, aiding, or abetting an unlicensed person to perform activities requiring a license"

Phillip R. Rand: Back alley butcher? Or provider of vital reproductive health...
room in the care of unlicensed medial personnel while she was suffering complications.