Yeovil hospital admits liability for operating on conscious woman

Yeovil hospital admits liability for operating on conscious woman
 

A hospital has admitted liability after a woman reported being operated on while conscious, leaving her with post-traumatic stress disorder, lawyers have said.
The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, said she screamed in agony when a surgeon cut into her belly button during an operation at Yeovil hospital.
Medical negligence lawyers said she was given a spinal rather than a general anaesthetic during a gynaecological procedure in 2018.
Following legal submissions, Yeovil district hospital NHS foundation trust, which runs the hospital, admitted liability, the law firm Irwin Mitchell... read more

 
10 December 2019 in Health, Views: 9
Source: Guardian
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