Hospital staff said procedure could not be done at weekends and gave her aspirin. But help was available just a short drive awayA primary school teaching assistant died from a stroke after hospital staff told her family that the life-saving treatment she needed was not available at weekends.Jasbir Pahal, 44, who had four children and was known as Jas, died in November last year after suffering a stroke. Her family was told she could only be treated with aspirin because a procedure to remove the blood clot was only available from 8am to 3pm, Monday to Friday. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/society/2023/oct/15/why-didnt-wife-and-mother-get-miracle-stroke-treatment-grieving-family-ask
Author : Jon Ungoed-Thomas
Publish date : 2023-10-15 07:00:06
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