Edward Francis Small Investigates Death of Young Mother after Its Staff Are Accused of Negligence

Edward Francis Teaching Hospital are probing the “untimely” demise of a young Gambian mother whose demise got tongues wagging.

The hospital’s staff are seriously fingered of negligence of duty after they allegedly failed to attend to a nursing mother who was there to seek treatment.

Outrage was the public’s reaction when the news broke and went viral of social media.

However, days following the incident, a dispatch from the hospital reveal steps have been initiated to probe the saga in efforts “to piece together the exact events that transpired at EFSTH on that fateful day.”

“The general public should be reassured that in the interest of transparency, the outcomes of the investigation shall be communicated in due course. In the meantime, we would also like to reassure the general public and all referring institutions that we continue to operate as best as normal to continue to provide tertiary and referral services despite the current COVID pandemic situation in the country,” the release from spokesperson Kebba Sanneh read.

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