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‘Giver her Panadol’: Gran’s diabetic coma blamed on ramping – Queensland Times

A grandmother who died after slipping into a diabetic coma due to hospital food was a victim of ambulance ramping, her family say.



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A diabetic grandmother on her deathbed after she was accidentally pumped full of high-sugar food by hospital staff was told to “take a Panadol” just hours before she died.
Mary Lillington was en route to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in August 2017 after suffering a broken hip from a fall at her Sheldon home.
However, ramping at the PA forced the ambulance to divert to the Mater Private Hospital – a decision her family says cost her life.
Four years after her death husband Peter (Rob) Lillington,…

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