Sheet Bangkok Post Citing a notice from Thailand’s Department of Corrections on 22 August at 23:59, a guard in Area 7 of the Bangkok Detention Center said former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra had chest tightness, difficulty sleeping, lack of oxygen . of oxygen. high blood pressure.
He then consulted a doctor, who checked medical records from hospitals in Singapore and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where Mr. Thaksin had been treated, before returning home. Thailand.
Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Photo: Thai PBS World
As per the above profile, Mr Thaksin is being treated for a number of ailments including hypertension, myocardial ischemia, spondylolisthesis, pulmonary fibrosis and heart disease, which require special monitoring.
Thailand’s Department of Corrections explained that because its hospital did not have enough equipment to treat heart disease, it transferred Mr. Thaksin to the Police General Hospital for better treatment.
Mr. Thaksin was admitted to the Police General Hospital on 23 August at around 12:20 am, accompanied by guards. He has a private room on the 14th floor. According to the Bangkok Post, there are only two rooms on this floor dedicated to treating special patients.
Earlier, on 22 August, Thaksin went to the Bangkok Remand Jail to serve his eight-year prison sentence.
The Thai Department of Corrections said Mr Thaksin was eligible to apply for a royal pardon from his first day in prison.
Shretha Thavisin confirmed as Prime Minister
Kamppi Dithakorn, spokesman for the Speaker of the House of Representatives, said on 23 August that Sretha Thavisin (Phu Thai Party) has been confirmed as prime minister after receiving royal assent.
According to Mr Kampi, Mr Shretha is expected to receive the royal assent on August 23 at 6 pm at the Phu Thai party headquarters.