Russian doctors accused of unsanitary conditions when working with children


Photo: Igor Russak / RIA Novosti

Department of the Investigative Committee for the Smolensk region to check clinical hospital No. 1 after appearing in the media about the terrible conditions of detention of young patients in the infectious disease Department, reported on the Agency’s website.

“Investigators will be carefully checked the facts stated in the article. By results of check will be a procedural decision”, — stated in the message.

Earlier the inhabitant of Smolensk told the publication Readovka.News that during his stay at the hospital with her young son, she witnessed the bullying of staff over the children from the orphanage. According to her, orphans under the age of 2.5 years was in the infectious ward in a private room, and they almost never came by or checked, except during morning rounds.

“Morning will come, make a shot, drip drop, shove the pill and all. Diapers are changed every three days,” recalled the woman. She said that one of the little boys after long wearing the old diaper there was “not even diaper rash, and sores that oozed”. Because of this, he kept screaming and could not walk. When the citizen was removed from a child’s dirty diaper and left him naked for a while, the doctors told her that “it’s not aesthetically pleasing”.

The woman also complained to the newspaper that the hospital had no hot water, so children do not wash and do not wash away. She added that half of the children in lice, “they sit for days hungry, dirty”. After the Institute began to resent the situation, it “quickly written”.

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