Crucial medical information: Dispatch by post

By wjmadden Readers of this blog may remember the findings of an inquest by the South Australian Coroner into the death of Marjorie Irene Aston on 17 July 2015 included reference to a risk arising from the use of ordinary post to report to a general practitioner.
Dr Cristina Pelkas has kindly pointed out the similar issue which arose in a more recent South Australian coronial decision, the inquest regarding the death of Jordan Zerk. Cardiac test results had been sent by post to the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, but did not reach the hospital (or at least did not reach the …read more

Source:: Bill Madden

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