The Health Minister does not believe that the health care system has been compromised by the incident that led to the death of baby Simeon Cottle.
On March 1st the child died during a Caesarean section at the Mt. Hope Women’s Hospital.
On instruction of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Attorney General Anand Ramlogan appointed a committee to investigate the child’s death. The Committee’s report has been completed.
Minister of Health Dr. Fuad Khan has stated that recommendations in the report would be put in place.
He says he continues to believe that the public could trust the care given to them at the Mt. Hope Women’s Hospital.
Dr. Khan also expressed surprise at reports that mother of baby Simeon, Quelly ann Cottle stated that she was given no information on the report or its recommendations.
Minister of Health Dr. Fuad Khan