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Hospital care ends at the front door

A recent incident in Alberta has some people wondering if hospital policy is trumping providing necessary care.

In early December a woman collapsed just outside a hospital in Lethbridge. Passers-by rushed to her aid, and someone entered the hospital looking for staff. Instead of sending out a personnel or equipment, hospital staff called 9-1-1.

Airplay's house doctor Brian Goldman says those staff members were following procedure, and doing anything else could have triggered a series of problems.

Click on the link below to hear Dr. Goldman speak with Dave.

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