Tambov pensioner died after refusing ambulance to come to her

In the Tambov region launched a pre-investigation check upon death of the pensioner to which, according to media reports, more than a day refused to go by ambulance. This was reported on the website of the regional investigative Department of the Investigative Committee.

It is noted that the 68-year-old woman died of a heart attack in the Tambov regional clinical hospital on the night of 6 February. “The spouse of the pensioner tried to call medical professionals from noon to 4 February this year, but every time the ambulance staff refused to leave and advised him to wait until Monday and call the doctor at home. Sunday, February 5, ambulance still hospitalized woman to the hospital, but to save the already failed”, — stated in the message control.

About what happened earlier, on 9 February announced LifeTambov.ru.

3 February in the regional Department of health stated that, in Tambov region introduced a pilot project for the dispatch of sanitary vehicles, according to the publication “In Tambov”. The main result was a reduction in the time it takes an ambulance to the patient in 90 percent of cases, physicians were required to 20 minutes.