KNH comes clean on reports of second botched surgery

She lost a child after the surgery

According to KNH director of clinical services Dr. Gacheri Nyamu, the Caesarean section conducted on one Susan Nekesa was not the cause of injuries on her internal organs and the public should refrain from premature conclusions.

Dr. Gacheri however apologized for not communicating to the patient what their treatment plan entailed adding that the hospital sometimes faces a shortage of colostomy bags needed for bowel movement and when a patient cannot afford to bring their own, the hospital tries to get one from a different facility.

“We apologize to the family members for not explaining what exactly happened. It is not this hospital’s policy to refuse to give patients their information,” he said.

The Hospital was put on the spotlight again after another surgery went wrong leaving a woman bedridden and mourning one of her newborn twin girls.

According to Susan Nekesa’s husband Robert Sitati, his wife was taken back to the operating table where the medics discovered that there was a mistake in the first surgery conducted.

“It was discovered that the surgery was done wrongly. A portion of the small intestines, like 50cm, was outside the chamber where it was supposed to be,” said Sitati.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Germany's Chancellor Merkel bows out in style [PHOTOS]

Germany's Chancellor Merkel bows out in style [PHOTOS]

Expect internet services from Kenya Power

Expect internet services from Kenya Power

Purchasing new embassies will cost Sh5 billion per year - Foreign Affairs

Purchasing new embassies will cost Sh5 billion per year - Foreign Affairs

Westlands MP's plan to transform Nairobi into Smart City

Westlands MP's plan to transform Nairobi into Smart City

Omanyala joins GSU Recce Squad for special role

Omanyala joins GSU Recce Squad for special role

State House Chief of Staff appointed honourary warden at KWS

State House Chief of Staff appointed honourary warden at KWS

Waiguru joins Sipangwingwi Challenge to promote Kenyan talent [Video]

Waiguru joins "Sipangwingwi Challenge" to promote Kenyan talent [Video]

Student who received Sh102M from boyfriend breaks silence

Student who received Sh102M from boyfriend breaks silence

Shinyalu MP Justus Kizito arrested

Shinyalu MP Justus Kizito arrested