Call for inquiry after death of young girl who waited two hours in Perth emergency department

Call for inquiry after death of young girl who waited two hours in Perth emergency department

The Guardian

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Aishwarya Aswath’s mother says she pleaded for her seven-year-old daughter to be seen but ‘they neglected us’

Western Australia’s troubled health system is facing further scrutiny following the death of a young girl forced to wait two hours for treatment at a Perth hospital’s emergency department.

Seven-year-old Aishwarya Aswath died at Perth Children’s hospital on Saturday after spending two hours waiting for treatment in the emergency department. She had been rushed to hospital with a fever.

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