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MEDICAL COMPLAINTS COUNCIL CASES

Martin George & Company > MEDICAL COMPLAINTS COUNCIL CASES (Page 10)

CARELESSNESS,NEGLIGENCE IN HEALTH

Once again, the Mt Hope Maternity Hospital is in the news—and not in a positive light. Hospital administrator Dr Esau Joseph confirmed that the autoclave sterilising equipment broke down and they were trying to repair it. Dr Tim Gopeesingh has been quoted as saying that this was inexcusable for any hospital. Health Minister John Rahael, who has been making a fantastic effort to improve health care standards, was understandably appalled that the hospital’s administrators did not have sufficient working equipment. We are far too wealthy and developed a nation for this backward, Fourth World state of affairs to still exist at our nation’s...

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BILL OF PATIENTS’ RIGHTS NEEDED FOR HEALTH SECTOR

Attorney at Law Martin George says doctors should be held accountable for acts of malpractice in Trinidad and Tobago. His statement comes over the death of baby Simeon, the newborn who died after a botched C-section at the Mount Hope Women's Hospital on Carnival Saturday. Mr. George said there are systematic shortcomings in the health sector that must be addressed. "Education and information, those are the things you are supposed to use to make your system better. But if you just sweep it under the rug and brush it aside and you just continue, business as usual, then you will continue with these...

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HUSBAND TAKES TRHA TO COURT

Wife, infant son die at hospital By Elizabeth Williams Story Created: Feb 22, 2015 at 10:36 PM ECT Story Updated: Feb 22, 2015 at 10:36 PM ECT Brinsley Sheppard of Zion Hill, Belle Garden has taken High Court action against the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA), for damages and claims arising out of the deaths of his wife and infant son at the Scarborough Regional Hospital last October. He has taken the action through his attorneys Martin George & Co. An investigation into the matter is still ongoing. Sheppard was the husband of Leciana Mitchell-Sheppard and the father of a newborn baby boy Ajani Merrie Sheppard....

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