500 Helicopter emergency flights

Friday, October 11th, 2019
118 Helicopter at Maggiore Hospital

The super heroes on nightshifts Over 465 missions in just one year of activity. In other words, more than one emergency a day. And the twelve-month budget for the nightly helicopter rescue in Emilia-Romagna, which completed 395 missions in the territories of Bologna, Modena and Ferrara, 46 of those in Parma, Piacenza and Reggio Emilia, and 24 in […]

Three doctors on involuntary manslaughter charges

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
Ospedale Maggiore_20.2.16

Patient dies from wrongful diagnosis In April 2014, an elderly lady who was admitted to Ospedale Maggiore diagnosed with pericarditis (see note below), was in fact, suffering from internal haemorrhaging of the aorta. She died the next morning. For this reason, the three doctors who treated her have appeared in front of Judge Letizio Magliaro […]