Friday 19 October, 2018

NCRHA: Medical help provided for man who jumped out window at EWMSC

The North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) has confirmed that a patient of the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC) jumped out of a window at the hospital on Thursday morning.

NCRHA CEO Davlin Thomas said the patient was admitted to the Emergency Department of the hospital. He said after being discharged at Observation Room 13B at around 10:45 am, the man opened the first-floor window and jumped.

He sustained injuries to the left knee and hand.

Thomas noted that prior to this incident medical reports revealed that the patient came to the facility on July 18th.

He expressed his deep concern for the patient and assured the public that the NCRHA will provide all the necessary intervention and assistance for the previously discharged patient, in the wake of his current situation.

Thomas said the patient is in stable condition and the NCRHA will continue to care for the patient through the recovery process.

 “He is currently being treated, and will be closely monitored by NCRHA medical and psychiatric staff while in our care.”


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