Probe into woman's death prompts changes at NZ hospital

06/3/2008 | New Zealand Herald, The

An investigation into the death of Renee Wendy Bayliss, who died after giving birth at Auckland Hospital, found that the medical workers did not get blood for an emergency transfusion quickly enough, and when it did arrive, there was not enough. The results of the inquiry have triggered a series of changes at the hospital, including a new process for obtaining blood during an emergency and a requirement to check pregnant women for postpartum hemorrhage risks.

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