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Two patients died in connection with the lack of space at the Karolinska

Two people have died at the Karolinska university hospital in Huddinge. According to the hospital's own notification indicated a lack of care as a major cause in one case. Also in the second case, it is considered the lack of care beds have played a role.

Both events have now lex Maria-notified to the Ivo, the Inspectorate for health and social care. The deaths occurred in 2017 and 2018, according to documents DN has taken part of.

had the acute surgical needs, and the patient was on gynekologmottagningen. The condition of the person deteriorated, however, and died ago. The second case concerned a patient who was transferred despite the fact that the doctor thought it was inappropriate, reports the Siren.

– the Resources were, perhaps, not distributed fully in the best way. But the absolute biggest reason to vårdplatsbristen is the shortage of nurses. In the county we get almost no responses at all on the jobbannonserna, " says Lennart Adamsson, patientområdeschef at the hospital, to the news agency.

with the certainty that both patients had survived, even if the right skills had been available, but Lennart Adamsson mean at the same time that the lack of access to the right care means a risk.

"There is definitely a danger that we may not be on the right title, especially considering that health care is becoming increasingly specialized," says Lennart Adamsson.

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