Responders acted appropriately, hospital takes blame for not transporting patient
The responders voiced concern about not taking a still-breathing gunshot victim to the hospital, but in the end listened to a Vanderbilt ER doctor who told them not to transport
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Eight Metro Nashville Fire Department personnel will be back on the job next week.
Fire Chief Ricky White put them on administrative leave Wednesday, after a NewsChannel 5 investigation revealed an ambulance did not transport a gunshot victim to hospital, despite the fact he was still breathing.
Friday, Vanderbilt University Medical Center took responsibility for medical decisions made in the case.