Doctors 'exhausted' in lead up to child's death: report

Workforce factors played a key role in the devastating incident, according to an independent report into Aishwarya Aswath’s death at Perth Children’s Hospital in April

Doctors and nurses were exhausted and demoralised on the day a young girl died shortly after arriving at a WA hospital, an independent report has found.

Aishwarya Aswath.

Seven-year-old Aishwarya Aswath died in early April after waiting nearly two hours to be seen by a doctor at Perth Children’s Hospital where she presented with headache, nausea and vomiting.

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