Video showing an abandoned patient at the entrance to the emergency room of the provincial hospital of Khénifra: the Department of Health in Béni Mellal-Khénifra denies any breach

The Regional Directorate of Health in Béni Mellal-Khénifra denied any failure after a video showing a patient abandoned at the entrance to the emergency department of the provincial hospital of Khénifra was relayed by electronic information sites and on social networks.

Immediately informed of the content of a video showing a patient abandoned at the main entrance to the emergency departments of the provincial hospital of Khénifra and who claims that she was not taken care of in this health establishment in Due to his critical condition, the Regional Directorate of Health in Béni Mellal-Khénifra, in coordination with the Provincial Delegation of Health and the administration of the Provincial Hospital of Khénifra, opened an investigation into the circumstances of this incident.

It turned out that the staff of the emergency department took care of the patient in question on Friday April 16, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. as soon as she arrived aboard an ambulance to the provincial hospital of Khénifra from the health center of Khenifra. ‘Agulemous where she was examined by the medical team in place, except that they refused to receive the necessary care in this health establishment and expressed their wish to be transferred to the provincial hospital of Khénifra, indicates the Regional Directorate of Health in an update.

The patient was taken care of by the emergency department as evidenced by the recordings of the hospital’s surveillance cameras, then was placed under medical surveillance for four hours after undergoing the necessary care according to the medical protocol in force, adds the same source.

Examining the recordings of the hospital’s surveillance cameras, the commission in charge of the investigation was surprised to find that the patient in question had been moved by strangers from the hospital and placed in front of the entrance to the ward. emergencies in order to damage the reputation of the hospital by claiming that the latter refused to take charge of it, underlines the Regional Directorate of Health Béni Mellal-Khénifra.

In these circumstances, the Regional Directorate of Health Béni Mellal-Khénifra, while recounting the facts of this incident as they are visible on the recordings of the surveillance cameras that the administration of the hospital keep for all practical purposes, wonders about the fate of the patient who was evacuated in a private car, and the seriousness of her state of health as claimed by the author of the video.

The Regional Directorate of Health Béni Mellal-Khénifra, takes this opportunity to express its thanks to all health professionals in the region, in particular those operating in the emergency and intensive care units for the efforts they are making to improve health services for the benefit of citizens in the context of the new Coronavirus pandemic, and also calls for vigilance in the face of such situations and the need to contact the hospital administration directly in such circumstances

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