UCSF is recommending several changes following an independent review of the security program at San Francisco General Hospital after last year’s case involving Lynne Spalding prompted them to do so.
The family of a woman found dead in a San Francisco General Hospital stairwell last October has filed a claim against the city for her death.
A report claims nurses at S.F. General failed to follow a doctor’s orders to maintain a constant watch on a patient who left her room and was found dead in a stairwell.
A woman who walked out of San Francisco General Hospital after surgery Thursday was found safe Friday in the city’s Mission District.
Federally ordered changes have been made at San Francisco’s General Hospital following the death of a patient who was found in a stairwell at the hospital last October.
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi addresses his department’s criticisms in the Lynne Spalding case as well as the how SF’s jails are in the unique position of not being over-crowded.
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi said he wants the sheriff’s department to remain in charge of security at San Francisco General but that he is also vowing changes after a missing patient was found dead.
A woman found dead in a locked stairwell 17 days after going missing from her room at San Francisco General Hospital probably died of a chemical imbalance due to complications from chronic alcohol abuse, the city medical examiner’s office said Friday.
The man spoke to police last week after seeing a flyer about the case of Lynne Spalding.
San Francisco’s Sheriff’s department, which manages security at SF General Hospital, has come under fire for its inadequate response to the Lynn Spalding case. Questions arise as to who should be in charge of security.