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Situation at LUTH Defines Limited Bed Spaces in Public Hospitals

Situation at LUTH Defines Limited Bed Spaces in Public Hospitals

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Stories of accident victims dying at the emergency ward due to lack of bed space remains a worrisome phenomenon in Nigeria health care services. Although, government owned hospitals are known for its ability to deliver affordable and qualitative healthcare services, the “No-Space syndrome” can be said to be a major defect in the management of these hospitals. Unfortunately, as this trend worsens due to poor emergency services, accident victims, who could have been saved and become worthwhile to the growth of this country, are lost to avoidable deaths on a daily basis. Attitude of medical practitioners in the face of emergency could also be said to be very appalling. When The Guardian visited the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) on Monday, an accident victim, Akeem Jimoh, wh