Monday 19th June 2017

Waterford hospital confirms patient died on route to Cork

Waterford hospital confirms patient died on route to Cork
University Hospital Waterford has confirmed that a cardiac patient died yesterday while he was being transferred to Cork University Hospital.

The man was initially assessed at UHW's Emergency Department before being transferred by Ambulance to Cork.

However the man was pronounced dead on arrival at Cork University Hospital.

They extend their deepest sympathies to the family of the deceased.

"Statement from University Hospital Waterford:

19th June 2017

University Hospital Waterford confirms that a male patient who was in transit yesterday (18th June) to Cork University Hospital following an initial assessment at its Emergency Department was pronounced dead on arrival at Cork University Hospital.

University Hospital Waterford extends its deepest sympathies to the family of the deceased."