The Public Health Office and the Public Health Office investigate the facts of a private hospital refusing to treat a Taiwanese who was hit by a car.

Bangkok, The Public Health Office and the Public Health Office visited the area to investigate a famous private hospital in the Pattanakarn area. After there was news that they refused to treat a Taiwanese person who was hit by a car that was delayed causing his death. Found some true information.

Mr. Chatri Pinyai, Director of the Legal Division Department of Health Service Support (Department of Health Service Support) along with Mr. Paisan Konchampa, Assistant Secretary-General of the National Institute of Emergency Medicine (NHEC) and Pol. Lt. Col. Parinya Sribunsom, Director of the National Emergency Medical Law Group. Take a true examination of those involved at a famous private hospital in Pattanakarn area. After finding grounds for refusing to provide treatment to an injured Taiwanese man until causing treatment to be delayed The injured person died later. The incident occurred at 1:50 a.m. on December 8th.

Mr. Paisan Konchampa, Assistant Secretary-General of the National Institute of Emergency Medicine, revealed that today's investigation The hospital cooperates well. But it was found that there was still some information that was inconsistent with the evidence previously found and questioned.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Parinya Sribunsom, director of the Emergency Medical Law Group, revealed that three people involved with the hospital have been questioned, one official at the Erawan Center and two officials at the scene of the incident. From the scene to the private hospital it took about 2 minutes, then there was an argument in front of the hospital for about 3 minutes, according to the video clip. before being sent to Sirindhorn Hospital

For issues that are inconsistent with some evidence, such as misunderstood communications. The reason for the discrepancy The hospital has cited insufficient resources. Both sides confirmed the facts with audio tapes.

Mr. Chatri Pinyai, Director of the Legal Division The Department of Health Service Support revealed that all evidence, witnesses, and photographs are now complete. From the investigation, some evidence was found to be true. So let the hospital explain for fairness. I want this case to be an example. Hospitals are prohibited from rejecting patients under any circumstances. Must first save life. Must follow the basic principles set by the Office of the Basic Education Commission in helping critically ill patients first. Must save the lives of fellow humans first.

After this, the SSO will set up a subcommittee to receive complaints to consider this case next week, while the SSO will set up an emergency medical committee. Consider the end of December. If there is a true offense, there will be a punishment in 2 parts: the penalty according to the Hospital Act, 1998, Section 36, which stipulates that the licensee can operate a business. or hospital operator Licensees and operators of medical facilities Must control and ensure that there is assistance and relief for patients. which is in a dangerous condition and requires emergency medical treatment To keep patients out of danger according to professional standards and according to the type of hospital. The offender will be punished with imprisonment not exceeding 2 years or a fine not exceeding 40,000 baht, or both. As for the Emergency Medical Act of 2008, it will be an administrative penalty with a fine. 100,000 baht

However, for this case, the SBP and SBP said it was an emergency patient. According to emergency patient indications Because the patient is unconscious (and breathing stops) and every hospital cannot refuse.

Source: Thai News Agency

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