Girl aged 5 died after GP turned her away for being late

Girl aged 5 died after GP turned her away for being late
 

A five-year-old girl with a history of asthma was turned away from her doctor after being late for an emergency appointment - and died in hospital later, an inquest has heard.
Ellie-May Clark was taken to the surgery in Newport, south Wales.
Her mother said Dr Joanne Rowe refused to see them and said they would have to come back in the morning.
The inquest was told the surgery operated a "10 minute rule" for late patients.
However, the inquest heard that this was the first time the rule had been imposed on an emergency appointment.
Addressing the hearing in the city, the child's... read more

 
26 February 2018 in Regional, Views: 37
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