Claims that a female patient remained unattended to after collapsing at the San Fernando General Hospital are being refuted.
According to a statement issued by the South West Regional Authority, the circulation of an image on social media with a caption indicating that the patient was left on the floor because there were no ward attendants are untrue.
The Ministry of Health says it is investigating allegations that Dr Conrad Murray who lost his medical licences in the United States after he was blamed for the death of pop star Michael Jackson, is practicing here in Trinidad and Tobago.
The Ministry confirmed its investigation via a statement to the media today.
"The Ministry of Health wishes to advise members of the public that it has been made aware of the allegation that Dr Conrad Murray is attending to patients at a local private medical facility without the required medical license.
The Ministry of Health says that all protocols were followed by the staff of the Port-of-Spain General Hospital in the investigations surrounding the death of Christopher Phillip on the grounds of the hospital.
The Ministry is now calling for family members to come forward and identify the body to ensure that the autopsy can take place.
The following is a statement by the Ministry of Health.