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Review underway after a patient falls from 2nd-floor window at P.C.H.

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Key takeaways: 

  • Details are sparse on an incident at Summerside hospital.
  • The patient fell from a second-floor window at the Prince County Hospital in Summerside. 
  • Health P.E.I. is not providing any details about their situation.

Health P.E.I. says it is examining its policies after a patient at the Prince County Hospital in Summerside fell from a second-floor window.

“An incident happened where an individual fell from a window not found in a patient space on the second story of PCH,” a representative from Health P.E.I. told CBC News in an email Monday. “Measures have been taken to ensure windows in the building in the interim while a full review takes place.”

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Health P.E.I. says it is examining its policies after a patient at the Prince County Hospital in Summerside fell from a second-floor window

In addition, the email stated that staff at the hospital would be reminded to lock doors when offices are unoccupied.

Health P.E.I. says for confidentiality reasons, it is not providing any other details regarding the patient, including their current condition.

Source – cbc.ca

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