In the last one-and-half years, the Karnataka Medical Council (KMC) has received 153 complaints pertaining to medical negligence and professional misconduct.
Two infants died due to alleged medical negligence, in separate incidents that happened in Warangal and Bhadrachalam, on Wednesday.
Following this, dramatic scenes unfolded ahead of the cremation, and it has been inordinately delayed due to the police action.
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The agitated family created a ruckus in the hospital. Cops from Manjhanpur police station were called in to placate the situation.
On July 5, the court had allowed the petitioner time till July 22 to file affidavits by any of those who have expired or in other cases, the victims themselves, who wish to pursue further remedies.
Justice N Anand Venkatesh gave the direction on a petition filed by the child’s father M Ganesan.
Oxygen supply was allegedely stopped for 96 patients at the hospital for five minutes in April to find out who will survive.
According to the petitioner, the woman’s husband N Anandan, the hospital staff did not reveal the status of his wife and went ahead with the operation.
A video of Kalawati Vishwakarma (45) being taken to her native village in Patharia in Damoh district by her son on the handcart went viral on social media on Thursday.
The Commission comprising president KS Bilagi and member V Anurdha said that the complainant had claimed a compensation of Rs 25 lakh, which was an exorbitant amount.
Pratyay Amrit went to Bhagalpur on a random inspection to the COVID isolation ward at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital.
“We found that it was an unregistered clinic with no infrastructure to perform surgeries. Quacks used razor blades to conduct operations," said the SP.
The negligence happened as the doctor, a senior resident at Sushruta Trauma Centre in Civil Lines area, mistook the patient with head injury for another patient admitted there with a fractured leg.