Medical negligence

Pregnant woman dies due to delay in arrival of ambulance in Maharashtra

The incident took place a few days back, they said, adding that the woman was a "high risk" category patient as she was underweight and had low blood pressure.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Neglect cry in girl’s death, MCH Superintendent manhandled in Odisha

The situation was brought under control after Mohapatra assured that an inquiry will be initiated within 15 days and stern action taken against doctors if found guilty. 

published on : 3rd November 2020

Unaware of his father's death, Kerala man gives food, clothes to another COVID-19 patient

It's not the first time that the Thiruvananthapuram Government Medical College Hospital has faced charges of negligence in the time of COVID-19

published on : 19th October 2020

UP: Mother, baby die during quack-assisted delivery, bodies dumped outside clinic

The incident took place on Monday morning at a private clinic, whose medical registration is yet to be verified, the police said, adding the clinic is located in Mamura area of the city.

published on : 7th October 2020

Shocking: Kerala doctor kills self after child dies during surgery

The deceased identified as Dr Anoop Krishnan, the owner of Anoop Ortho Care Hospital in Kollam, hanged himself after cutting a nerve in his arm.

published on : 2nd October 2020

NHRC seeks ATR over patients' death in Odisha

Acting on petition by human rights activist Radhakant Tripathy, NHRC sought ATR from the Principal Secretary of Health department.  

published on : 22nd September 2020

Germany: Nurse convicted of killing 85 patients loses appeal

Niels Hoegel injected patients with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them.

published on : 11th September 2020

Doctor and nurse transferred as newborn baby dies due to medical negligence in Kerala

Relatives rushed to the Panur Community Health Centre and asked the doctor to visit the house to attend the case. Citing COVID-19 guidelines, the doctor refused to visit the house, said a relative.

published on : 10th September 2020

Hospital sealed after kin of deceased boy allege negligence

A private hospital in Kadayalumoodu area was sealed after relatives of a 12-year-old boy alleged that he died because of the negligence of the hospital management. 

published on : 4th September 2020

TN State Human Rights Commission seeks report on death of three patients in Pudukkottai GH

The commission sought a report within three weeks from the Director of Medical Education after three people lost their lives at the hospital on August 22.

published on : 1st September 2020

Ariyalur: Needle pricks leave Covid patient unable to use arm

A farmer who underwent treatment for Covid has complained that he lost action of his arm allegedly due to negligence of doctors.

published on : 26th August 2020

Patient's kin accuse doctors of Jabalpur's Subhash Chandra Bose hospital for attacking them

Police said that there was a dispute between the family members and doctors, following which an FIR has been lodged by the family members.

published on : 11th August 2020

All eyes on autopsy report to unravel mystery behind toddler’s death in Kerala

Family members allege the child, who swallowed a coin, died due to denial of treatment

published on : 3rd August 2020

Surgery turns nightmare for Thrissur man as senior doctor leaves forceps inside body

His family has lodged a complaint with the Principal of the medical college and Superintendent of the medical college hospital seeking a probe into the allegations against Dr Pauly T Joseph

published on : 16th July 2020

Body of Vijayawada man who went 'missing' in COVID hospital was in mortuary for a week

The One Town Police, who registered a case on June 29, questioned the hospital staff, and on checking CCTV footage from the institute, found that Vasanta Rao’s body was in the mortuary.

published on : 4th July 2020
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