Bartica man dies after 15-hour stay at Georgetown Hospital’s A&E

- wife blames lack of medical care

A 47-year-old man died at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) yesterday after spending 15 and a half hours at Accident and Emergency (A&E) and his wife blames lack of medical care for his death.

Shevon Layne of Bartica told this newspaper via a telephone interview yesterday that her husband, Brian Aaron, a taxi driver, spent hours at A&E without being properly attended to.

Contacted, Chief Executive Officer of the GPH Michael Khan said the hospital will issue a press release on Tuesday following a report from  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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