An investigation has found that the Northern Health and Social Care Trust failed to provide adequate care and treatment to a patient who died of multiple organ failure in the Causeway Hospital, Coleraine on 26 September 2015.Report Summary
The Belfast Health and Social Care Trust has apologized to a patient who was forced to arrange her own care package after being discharged from the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.Report Summary
An investigation has concluded that the care plans prepared for a resident of a nursing home in Armagh were largely adequate, but that it had underestimated the resident’s risk of a fall, and that it was inconsistent in its assessment of his mental state.Report Summary
The Belfast Health and Social Care Trust has apologised to a complainant for the care and treatment her mother received while a patient in the Mater Hospital.Report Summary
An investigation into a man’s complaint has found that the conditions on a hospital ward did not cause his wife to contract pneumonia.Report Summary
Investigation concludes that observations should have been carried out and discharge delayed until patient was well enough to tolerate fluids and food.Report Summary
Ombudsman finds that man’s ‘red-eye’ should have been monitored more closely, and that an earlier diagnosis would have improved the chances of his vision being retained.
An Ombudsman investigation has found that a hospital patient should have been given higher levels of fluid in the days before he died, but that while this may have prolonged his life for a time his death could not have been avoided.
Investigation finds that patient was given adequate information about her medical condition on discharge from hospitalSeptember 19, 2018
The Ombudsman has found that staff from the Ulster Hospital followed full and appropriate procedures when they discharged a patient who had been in their High Dependency Unit while undergoing treatment for a serious illness.
Health and Social Care Trust agrees to Ombudsman ‘action plan’ to improve the way it deals with families during investigations into Serious Adverse Incidents.