Health officials refused to treat a patient at Middlemore Hospital over the weekend. There was negligence, And did not answer questions as to why physicians asked for the patient to be examined but did not isolate him.
On Tuesday, the health ministry advised patients to stay in a shared room after sweeping because “they were there.” There is no isolated place in the ward. “.
The incident has sent shockwaves through the hospital 29 staff standing below., And the closure of four wards. However, it is not clear how many rooms there are in the inn.
* Cove 19: Additional nurses are ready to come to Middle Moore, where 29 staff are alone.
* Cowed 19: Middle Moore’s 29 staff are considered close ties, standing for 14 days.
* Cowed 19: Middle Mover Patient Who Tested Positively ‘Should Have Been Isolated’ – Bloomfield
* Covid 19: Auckland District Health Boards request ICU staff from other areas.
On Wednesday, Health Minister Andrew Little told parliament he would have reports that no isolation rooms were available at the time, but this was not confirmed.
The Northern Region Health Coordination Center has been asked to confirm how many isolated rooms were available when the patient was symptomatic, and if any room was available, why it was not moved after testing. He did not answer.
Similarly, the Ministry of Health was asked whether it was acceptable that the person was not isolated despite being suspected of being tested, and if it was comfortable, the isolated rooms appeared to be in short supply.
The ministry responded by republishing Dr. Ashley Bloomfield’s comments. Wednesday afternoon at 1 p.m., When he said he did not think it was negligence, and said that the staff “did everything that could be expected of them”.
“It’s not my job to make a second assessment,” he said.
They were there when the patient was tested on Sunday. Auckland hospitals have 38 people with covid 19.
Middle Moore Hospital. The number of coed patients was the highest. Question Day – 16.
The NRHCC had earlier stated that there were 40 negative pressure beds in adult patient wards at three Auckland hospitals. Equipment
Seventeen of them are in Middle Moore, suggesting that it was working close to capacity on Sunday if each case was treated in a negative pressure room.
Auckland City Hospital has 13 negative pressure beds, and North Coast Hospital has 10.
The NRHCC has previously stated that covids are additional negative pressure rooms for positive patients, including intensive care units, ED, maternity, kidney, bone marrow transplant and respiratory wards, and Starship Children’s Hospital.
He did not answer questions about how many beds are available.
The NRHCC had earlier stated that as part of the expansion plan, the Health Board is developing “separate, well-ventilated spaces and wards” suitable for isolating Cove 19 patients. If negative pressure rooms are not available.
Earlier, it was stated that in some areas, physicians may dedicate intensive care beds to KVID patients, while other areas throughout the region will continue to be used for non-KVID patients who need ICU support. Is required.
An agenda for one. Auckland DHB Board Emergency Meeting Last week’s “Quad 19 Fast Work” showed that the infectious disease ward was the topic of discussion. Closed for public meeting.
The Ministry of Health said Wednesday night that 147 staff from other areas had raised their hands to help Auckland’s health boards. So far 41 have been deployed: 39 in MIQ and two in intensive care units.