An investigation has been launched into the demise of a girl who was reportedly discovered unconscious in a chair beneath her coat whereas ready in A&E.
The mother-of-two, 39, was triaged when she arrived at Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham on 19 January complaining of a headache and was seen a number of instances by nurses, in line with stories.
But she is claimed to have fallen unconscious whereas ready for greater than seven hours to be seen by a physician within the accident and emergency unit. She died in intensive care of a mind haemorrhage two days later.
The lady was reportedly discovered by workers when her identify was known as to see a physician and she or he did not reply.
Dr Keith Girling, medical director at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, stated: “I supply my honest condolences to the household at this tough time.
“An investigation, which will involve the family, will now take place and until this has been concluded, we are unable to comment further.”
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Lilian Greenwood, the Labour MP for Nottingham South, informed LBC, which first reported the story, that the girl’s demise was “disturbing”. The MP welcomed the investigation into what occurred.
She additionally stated “her thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of the mother-of-two”.
The case may very well be escalated to an exterior impartial investigation relying on the result of the probe.