GPHC expresses sincere condolences to the parents

Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, Press Release – Sunday, January 27, 2019

GPHC assures families of thorough investigations into the circumstances surrounding the passing of Curwayne Edwards, Roshani Seegobin and Sharezer Mendonca

The Board of Directors of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) expresses sincere condolences to the parents, family members and relatives of Curwayne Edwards, Roshani Seegobin and Sharezer Mendonca, the three children diagnosed with leukemia who died subsequent to receiving chemotherapy at GPHC.

GPHC Board Chair Ms. Kesaundra Alves met with the mother and relatives of Sharezer on Friday, 25th January and expressed her deepest sympathies, and assured that a thorough and transparent investigation will be conducted.

The Board wishes to also assure the families of Curwayne and Roshani, and the public, that  equally thorough and transparent investigations will be conducted into the circumstances which led to their passing. The Board and the hospital Administration are adamant that the facts and truth must be established without any hindrance.

GHPC understands the extreme distress and pain the families are facing at this difficult time and their anxieties for answers. The GPHC is making every effort to ensure that these investigations are completed in the shortest possible time but we are duty bound to ensure that due process is observed to allow for thoroughness and completeness of the investigations.

Both the GPHC Board and administration commit to full and total transparency and will  continue to provide support for the families.

GPHC is also seeking to provide support to the health care professionals involved who themselves are experiencing a considerable amount of trauma and anxiety. We are assured that none of the parties involved acted with any wilful intent to harm these precious patients. This situation is one of unspeakable distress and trauma for all involved.



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