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In Novy Urengoy the ambulance crew refused to carry a veteran of the great Patriotic war. The Department of health of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district, is checked for the occasion, RIA Novosti reported.
The notice of refusal of assistance the veteran appeared on the website of the regional branch of the Communist party on Tuesday, July 3. The publication States that at the end of June 92-year-old Vladimir Nikolenko became ill, and the attending physician stated the necessity to carry the patient to the intensive care unit.
However, the ambulance crew for several hours refused to take Nikolenko, explaining this by the fact that they don’t need “state of emergency, that the patient died in the car.” Doctors agreed for transportation only on condition that the relatives will write a receipt and will not be to claim in the event of his death in the car.
“Now on this incident to the district office started checking the requested documents, the experts of the Department will give a comprehensive assessment of the situation and actions of medical workers, the specialists will meet with relatives”, — said the employee of the press service of the regional government.
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