John George Psychiatric Pavilion

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John George Psychiatric Hospital, previously John George Psychiatric Pavilion, also known as John George Psychiatric Emergency Room, John George Hospital or John George, is a psychiatric hospital located in San Leandro, in Alameda County, California.[1][2][3][4][5] It is operated by the Alameda Health System.[6][1]

It is located near Fairmont Hospital and the county Juvenile Justice Center.[7] It was named after County Supervisor John George.

In November 2003, a doctor at the facility, Erlinda Ursua, died there and a patient, a 38-year-old female was charged with murder.[8][9][10][11][12] The female patient pled not guilty in 2005.[13]

nonemergency hospital entrance

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  1. ^ a b FOX. "2 Investigates: Is John George Psychiatric Hospital working on improvements?". KTVU. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  2. ^ FOX. "2 Investigates: Psychiatric patient goes missing from troubled San Leandro hospital". KTVU. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  3. ^ FOX. "Patients say conditions at John George mental hospital were 'hell'". KTVU. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  4. ^ FOX. "Union denied restraining order against hiring subcontractors at troubled psychiatric hospital". KTVU. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "2 Investigates: Leaked video shows mental patients sleeping, eating on John George Hospital floor". KTVU. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  6. ^ "Alameda Health System, insurance carriers at odds". San Jose Mercury News. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  7. ^ "San Leandro - Juvenile Justice Center - County of Alameda - Superior Court of California". Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  8. ^ "SAN LEANDRO / County hospital penalized in doctor's slaying / It must pay $54,000 in alleged killing by psychiatric patient". Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  9. ^ "ALAMEDA COUNTY / Family of beating victim sues county over death". Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  10. ^ "Doctor slain at East Bay hospital / Patient a suspect -- facility has had other assaults". Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  11. ^ "State Fines Hospital $54,000 Over Death". Associated Press. 15 May 2004. Retrieved 10 July 2016 – via LA Times. 
  12. ^ "The deadly result of "A Family Curse"". Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  13. ^ Ricci Graham (23 November 2005). "Not guilty plea in doctor killing". Oakland Tribune. Retrieved 10 July 2016 – via 

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