Ridge Hospital releases statement after viral report of man losing his wife due to wrong medication

Ridge Hospital releases statement after viral report of man losing his wife due to wrong medication

- Ridge Hospital in Accra has issued out a statement regarding the report of a man who lost his wife due to a wrong prescription given by one of their doctors

- According to the statement, investigations have started as a matter of urgency into the entire story, and the findings will be revealed

- The management of the hospital also used the opportunity to extend their condolences to the husband and family of the deceased

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The Greater Accra Regional Hospital, Ridge, has released a statement following the viral report of a man who lost his wife due to wrong mediation by a doctor at the hospital.

In a statement sighted by YEN.com.gh from the regional hospital dated June 26, the management acknowledged that it had spotted the viral news report regarding the demise of a lady at their hospital.

The management assured the public that with a matter of urgency, an investigation has been launched into the issue and all the findings will be shared with the proper stakeholders.

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See full statement below:

Ridge hospital releases statement after viral report of man losing his wife due to wrong medication

Source: UGC
Source: UGC

The statement further indicated that the hospital practises an open-door policy which allows anyone with any issues regarding their service to launch a complaint.

It said that any client at all can seek clarity on any clinical procedure with the Customer Service or Public Relations Unit for a proper response from the management.

In conclusion, the public letter mentioned that the hospital will continue to provide quality health care to all its patients, both in Ghana and beyond.

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YEN.com.gh reported that the man named Emmanuel Kuto narrated how a doctor at the Ridge Hospital gave his wife a wrong prescription that killed her and the medical staff found it rather funny.

Emmanuel narrated the entire heartbreaking incident in a step-by-step manner, in a post sighted by YEN.com.gh on his personal Facebook handle.

According to Emmanuel, his beloved wife had been taken into the hospital on Sunday evening for a surgery that was scheduled on Monday morning when she was given some pills in preparation for the medical procedure.

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