Ridge Hospital accused by new family of wrong diagnosis that claimed lady's life

Ridge Hospital accused by new family of wrong diagnosis that claimed lady's life

- A 24-year-old Ghanaian lady has died of COVID-19 at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital at Ridge after being treated for other related ailments

- It is reported the lady was at the hospital for six days before her demise and it was only discovered three days after passing that she was a COVID-19 patient

- Dr Abbah Forson of Ridge Hospital has explained that the hospital actually followed all the required protocols under the circumstances

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Barbara Oforiwaa Agyemang, a beautiful 24-year-old Ghanaian's family has accused Ridge Hospital in Accra for her passing over a wrong diagnosis of her sickness.

In a report gathered by GhOne TV and sighted by YEN.com.gh, Barbara was at a holding facility at the Accra Regional Hospital for six days, denying her of proper treatment as a COVID-19 patient.

It is indicated that throughout her entire stay at the hospital, she was being treated for other ailments aside from COVID-19 and even upon her demise, the cause of death was labelled as bilateral bronchopneumonia, pulmonary embolism, and acute pyelonephritis.

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However, days after her passing, it was confirmed that Barbara was actually suffering from COVID-19, which made her family furious with the regional hospital.

Speaking on the side of the Ridge Hospital, Dr Abbah Forson denied all the allegations levelled by the family of the deceased.

Dr Forson explained that the hospital was actually following all the required protocols, implying that it was suspected she might be COVID-19 positive and was being treated for all the related symptoms she exhibited.

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Ridge Hospital accused by new family of wrong diagnosis which claimed lady's life
Source: UGC
Source: UGC

This is not the first time the Ridge Hospital has been accused of wrongfully ending the life of a patient.

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that a man named Emmanuel Kuto has 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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