2.09.2021

Tension as Dead Patient Relatives Beats Up Nurse In Ondo Federal Medical Centre

Tension as Dead Patient’s Relatives Beats Up Nurse In Ondo Federal Medical Centre

On Monday, Feb. 5, It was reported that a Nurse was beaten by a relatives of a deceased patient after the patient was rushed to the Federal medical centre in Owo, Ondo state.

According to the Chairman of nurses at the hospital, Francis Ajibola, he stated that he relatives of the deceased brought in the patient in a critical state on Sunday, February 7.

While speaking further, Ajibola said the nurses and doctors tried to save the patient but it was too late as the patient died on arrival.

He said immediately the patient was announced dead, the relatives descended on the nurses, inflicting serious bodily injuries on them.

The nurses are presently receiving treatment at the hospital.

It was also reported that the nurses in the hospital downed tools, insisting they would only resume work after the family of the deceased apologies to them and also when the management of the hospital provides adequate security for them while on duty.

The Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Dr. Liasu Ahmed, confirmed the incident, saying a detailed investigation into it has commenced.

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