Woman dies of heart attack, doctor and 118 driver slapped in the face by relatives

The denunciation of Hands Off Hippocrates: “Enough attacks against health personnel”

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Slaps to the 118 doctor, beating to the driver of the medical car. The attack this morning at via Giorgio De Chirico in Monterusciello-Pozzuoli, in the province of Naples, where the health personnel had intervened to save a woman suffering from a heart attack. The incident took place around 11.00. The association denounced it Nobody Touches Hippocrates. The rescuers had been notified and had rushed to the scene, where they had arrived in a matter of minutes, according to the first reconstructions. Unfortunately, however, despite the desperate attempt to save the woman’s life, she didn’t make it and died.

Woman suffering from a heart attack, 118 doctor attacked

At that point, the health personnel were attacked by the woman’s family, including slapping them in the face. The police arrived at the scene and are investigating the matter. The episode was told by Nobody Touches Hippocrates. Below is the reconstruction of what happened, according to the association’s complaint:

Crews 118 of Pozzuoli Auto and Varcaturo attacked! Asl Napoli 2: assault n.6 of 2023 (16 total assaults between Naples 1 and Naples 2 since the beginning of the year) Around 11:00 this morning the self-medical station 118 of Pozzuoli together with that of Varcaturo INDIA are alerted by red code at via Giorgio De Chirico in Monterusciello-Pozzuoli.

And he concludes:

Pozzuoli, breaks glass table and threatens 118 doctors and nurses with splinters

In 6 minutes the crews are on the spot, but they don’t even have time to access the patient’s apartment before the lady’s son, now in cardiac arrest, slaps the doctor 118, even 3 other family members attack the Varcaturo driver. The police are immediately alerted and after a few minutes they are on site. We no longer accept to work like this!

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J. A. Allen

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