The Ombudsman criticized the conditions of care for critically ill patients in St. Petersburg

the St. Petersburg Ombudsman Alexander Shishlov spoke about the lack of volunteer help in the care of critically ill patients in the city. Details reported by the Ombudsman on the official website.

the release referred to the situation of 19-year-old ward of the charity organization “Prospects” Anastasia, who was sick with coronavirus. On the death of the girl in the psychiatric hospital Skvortsova-Stepanova became known on July 13.

“In the hospital the girl had given all necessary medical care, fighting for her life, but was denied access to her volunteers”, — noted in the human rights Department.

According to the office of the Ombudsman, the staff has twice applied to institutions with a recommendation to accept the help of volunteers for immobile patients.

“At the psychiatric hospital of Kaschenko the proposal of the Ombudsman was supported, in Skvortsova-Stepanova — no (in the clinic referred to the established by the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation and Rospotrebnadzor bans)”, — said the Agency.

as a result, the Ombudsman and non-profit organizations were able to achieve reaction of the city authorities. The Commissioner referred to the decision of Rospotrebnadzora on admission to hospitals for individuals who are caring for severe and bedridden patients in coordination with physician. The document was signed on July 16.

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