Hospital failure: the child dies after going to the emergency room twice and the woman is operated on on the wrong foot by National Health Service

A 12-year-old girl went to the Clínica CUF Almada emergency room twice on December 18 and 21, 2019, without an examination and only prescribed pain medication. She died on December 22, 2019 after being referred to Garcia de Orta Hospital and diagnosed with an alleged ruptured spleen. This was one of the many complaints analyzed by the Health Inspectorate (ERS) that ended in the second half of 2020. The list of ERS recommendations and considerations was released on Monday.

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