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TCI: Statement on Death of Neonate inside the Emergency Department

#Providenciales, April 6, 2019 – Turks and Caicos – “The management of InterHealth Canada – Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital is currently conducting a review of the circumstances surrounding the unfortunate passing of a 3-day-old neonate who presented to the emergency department on April 3rd, 2019. Efforts were made to resuscitate the patient without success.

The matter has been referred to the coroner in accordance with standard procedure. The neonate was born at Cheshire Hall Medical Centre and discharged with no health complications. Due to patient confidentiality, no further information can be released.

Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with the grieving family who were comforted as best possible during the unfortunate ordeal.”

Press Release: InterHealth Canada

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