Man 'very scared' of hospital before fatal misdiagnosis

By Stephanie Gardiner
Updated February 29 2024 - 4:45pm, first published 4:40pm
Ricky "Dougie" Hampson Jr died soon after being discharged from Dubbo hospital in August 2021. (HANDOUT/NATIONAL JUSTICE PROJECT)
Ricky "Dougie" Hampson Jr died soon after being discharged from Dubbo hospital in August 2021. (HANDOUT/NATIONAL JUSTICE PROJECT)

An Aboriginal man who died after being wrongly diagnosed with a drug-related condition was "really scared" of hospitals, just like many people in the Indigenous community, an inquest has been told.

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