Hospital did not scan Indigenous man 'writhing' in pain

By Stephanie Gardiner
Updated February 26 2024 - 5:05pm, first published 5:02pm
Ricky Hampson Jr died less than 24 hours after leaving a NSW regional hospital. (HANDOUT/NATIONAL JUSTICE PROJECT)
Ricky Hampson Jr died less than 24 hours after leaving a NSW regional hospital. (HANDOUT/NATIONAL JUSTICE PROJECT)

An Indigenous man was writhing and screaming in pain at a regional NSW hospital, but doctors did not scan him and he died soon after being discharged, an inquest has been told.

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