Medical care slammed in damning report into girl’s death

ED staff failed to escalate Aishwarya Aswath’s care to senior doctors despite her parents' warnings she was rapidly deteriorating, a WA government review finds

Disengaged staff ignored protocols and broken equipment led to treatment delays for a young girl who died shortly after presenting to a WA hospital, a damning state government report has found.

Aishwarya Aswath.

Aishwarya Aswath died after waiting nearly two hours to be seen by a doctor at Perth Children’s Hospital on Easter Saturday where she presented with headache, nausea and vomiting