VELT, Hank Jakob

Inquest into the death of VELT, Hank Jakob

Hank Jakob Velt died at the Ashford Hospital, Ashford on 6 May 2016 aged 65 years.\r\nAfter admission on 29 April 2016, he had a laparoscopic cholecystectomy1 and\r\ncommenced recovery in a general ward. He suffered some post-operative\r\ncomplications including fever and shortness of breath, for which he was placed under\r\nthe care of a general physician. A suspected infection was treated with antibiotics.\r\nAfter making satisfactory progress, he was being considered for release home.

David Richard Latimer Whittle, State Coroner on 30/10/2020

‘http://www.courts.sa.gov.au/CoronersFindings/Lists/Coroners%20Findings/Attachments/905/VELT%20Hank%20Jakob.pdf’

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