The Ward Manager who acted inappropriately to a female lying in front the door of the accident and Emergency Department at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, has been referred to the Public Service Commission and the General Nursing Council for review.

The announcement was made by the Ministry of Health in a release issued today.

According to the Ministry, the decision was taken following an investigation into the recent incident, which was filmed and circulated on social media.

In a release issued yesterday – the Ministry said it regrets the disturbing incident at the Hospital, involving the mistreatment of a patient who was taken to the Accident and Emergency Department at Milton Cato Memorial Hospital and of on Tuesday May 14 of this week.

Minister of Health the Hon. Luke Browne – along with the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry met Wednesday May 15, with relevant staff and requested urgent reports, which would be forwarded through the Permanent Secretary to the Service Commissions Department to form the basis for any further action if necessary.

The Ministry says it expects a responsive and caring attitude to always be displayed to all persons who go to a health facility for services.

The patient is warded at the Milton Cato Memorial the hospital- where she is under observation and care.



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