"The seven-day show-cause period comes to an end on March 2, 2018, after which the Clinical Services Director will immediately convene the Medical Advisory Committee to deal with the issue", said Koros.
She also revealed that the two did not have health insurance saying she got them enrolled to the National Hospital Insurance Fund who will handle their medical bills.
But the doctor's colleagues have protested against the suspension, reports The Star, arguing the person who put on the identification tag is the one that should be punished.
Dr. Thomas Mutie and Dr. John Ongech will take charge of the facility.
"The staff in theatre had no way of telling they were operating on the wrong patient because he was unconscious", a source, who requested anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter, said.
"We believe that while our friend may have exhibited some procedural shortcomings, the surgery was done on the wrong patient mainly because of wrong patient labeling by the ward staff", a group of doctors said in a statement. Panyanko said even though it is the nurse who admitted the patient, the surgeon and anaesthetist ought to have briefed the patient on the surgery.
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The West African nation has been exposed to Islamist violence emanating from Mali and suffered several attacks in recent years. The statement expressed the deep condolences of the UAE to the families of victims and wished quick recovery to those injured.
These "wrong-site, wrong-procedure, wrong-patient errors" (WSPEs) are rightly termed "never events" - errors that should never occur.
One required surgery to remove a blood clot to his brain, while the other needed only medication for a swollen head.
Surgeons only realised their mistake when they tried to search for the clot in the brain of the second man whose head they had opened and couldn't see anything.
Hours into the operation last month, the medical team could not find the expected blood clot and consulted a senior neurosurgeon, who advised them to stop, according to the Daily Nation.
A show-cause letter requires a staff member to account for his or her actions.
On Thursday, Koros sought to assure the public that the patient whose head was unnecessarily cut into, was in recovery and "progressing well".