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Report: Nurse not Responsible for Death of Emergency Patient

Ljubljana, 13 February - The nurse on duty was not responsible for the man who died on the doorstep of the Celje hospital after being refused emergency treatment for lacking a referral from his doctor, an investigation carried out by the Nurses and Midwives Association revealed.

Ljubljana
Irena Hajdarevic of the Nurses and Midwives Association, the association's vice chair Peter Pozun and Draga Stromajer (from left to right) at a press conference on the results of an investigation in a case of a death of a patient, who died on the steps of the Celje hospital after being refused emergency treatment.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
Draga Stromajer of the Nurses and Midwives Association at a press conference on the results of an investigation in a case of a death of a patient, who died on the steps of the Celje hospital after being refused emergency treatment.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
Vice chair of the Nurses and Midwives Association Peter Pozun at a press conference on the results of an investigation in a case of a death of a patient, who died on the steps of the Celje hospital after being refused emergency treatment.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
Vice chair of the Nurses and Midwives Association Peter Pozun at a press conference on the results of an investigation in a case of a death of a patient, who died on the steps of the Celje hospital after being refused emergency treatment.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
Irena Hajdarevic of the Nurses and Midwives Association at a press conference on the results of an investigation in a case of a death of a patient, who died on the steps of the Celje hospital after being refused emergency treatment.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
Irena Hajdarevic of the Nurses and Midwives Association, the association's vice chair Peter Pozun and Draga Stromajer (from left to right) at a press conference on the results of an investigation in a case of a death of a patient, who died on the steps of the Celje hospital after being refused emergency treatment.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

Ljubljana
Vice chair of the Nurses and Midwives Association Peter Pozun arriving at a press conference on the results of an investigation in a case of a death of a patient, who died on the steps of the Celje hospital after being refused emergency treatment.
Photo: Domen Groegl/STA

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