A consumer court has directed a nursing home in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for giving wrong ultrasound report which allegedly resulted in the birth of physically-challenged male child.
The nursing home, L&P Hospital, located in Rahama area of Jagatsinghpur has allegedly provided wrong ultrasound reports thrice to one Bandana Das during her pregnancy.
An elderly man from Jamshedpur is in search for justice. Gangadhar Singh has accused an NGO-led medical facility of removing his eye orb and installing a marble glass ball instead.
Tension ran high at Paralakhemundi District Headquarters Hospital after a child undergoing treatment at the hospital died due to alleged medical negligence.
According to sources, the minor boy from Gurandi village under Goshani block in Gajapati district was rushed to a community health centre (CHC) by his family members after he fall sick.
In Last 18 Days, 13 Kids Have Died In Keonjhar Hospital
According to the complaint filed by the victim’s relative with SCB Superintendent, “A Dhenkanal-based woman got admitted to SCB after a cyst developed in her breast. She then got operated at the Surgery department and the cist sample was sent to pathology for further verification. And the pathology department report confirmed that the woman was suffering from cancer.”
The accused doctor administered an expired vaccine and charged Rs 2100 from the patient.
The incident came to the fore after the family lodged a complaint against the authorities of the DHH at the Rayagada police station.
The family members of the deceased, Kartik Meher alleged that his health condition worsened after taking medicines and injections from the doctor at the private clinic in Birmaharajpur.
Banita’s husband, Bisikesan Jhankar alleged, “They (hospital staff) initially told us that my wife had delivered a baby boy. Later after 20 minutes, we were handed over a baby girl. I want an enquiry into the matter.”
The move from the hospital authorities came after OTV’s report highlighted this case of alleged discrimination to HIV patients in Odisha.
After being turned away, the woman was allegedly carried on a bike by her husband to their home where she gave birth to a girl child.
In yet another instance of medical negligence, an elderly patient was allegedly administered a wrong injection at Basudevpur community health centre in Bhadrak. The matter came to light after tension erupted at the hospital over alleged recklessness of the on-duty nurse.
"Only distilled water was administered to my father and they kept the injection," claim patient's family.
Rajesh Yadav of Udit Nagar area died after being hit by a four-wheeler on Thursday. His body was kept in the mortuary of RGH for post-mortem. However, the parts of the face of the deceased were found eaten up by a dog.
In another instance of alleged medical negligence, a woman reportedly delivered a baby in an auto-rickshaw in Odisha’s Ganjam district. As per reports, the pregnant woman developed labour pain on Wednesday (November 17) night following which her family members took her to Beguniapada Primary Health Centre in an auto rickshaw.
Based on the complaint, police have initiated a probe into the incident while the hospital authorities have also constituted a five-member medical team led by RGH Superintendent Jagadish Chandra Barik and started an enquiry.
"The unfortunate death of Jatis occurred due to the incompetence of the medical system in availing timely treatment to the critical patient."
In a case of gross medical negligence, medication of two patients got interchanged at Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital in Bolangir on Monday (Nov 1). As per reports, the two patients were admitted to the medicine ward on beds 48 and 49 in the hospital for kidney ailment and stomach ache respectively.
The tragedy was that though the couple waited indefinitely for the post-mortem, neither did the medical staff nor the policeman bothered to get the autopsy done even after 28 hours
Locals staged a road blockade at Poda Bastia square on the Baripada-Udala road in Mayurbhanj district over death of a man due to alleged medical negligence bringing the vehicular movement to a grinding halt
In a tragic incident, a woman and her newborn died at a government hospital in Odisha. As per family members, the woman died of medical negligence at Jharsuguda District Headquarters hospital on Tuesday (September 21).
Family members of the deceased raised serious allegations against the hospital authorities and claimed that they intentionally kept the dead body in the hospital and made them pay a huge amount of money for different tests and medicines in a motive to swindle money.
Family members of Khirod Chandra Sahu, who had been shot on his leg, alleged that SCB Medical College and Hospital authorities have not allotted a bed to him and refusing to provide necessary treatment.
A youth who attempted suicide by slitting his wrist and consuming poison in front of the Odisha Assembly over alleged denial of treatment under the Biju Krushak Kalyan Yojana (BKKY), died on Wednesday.
The family members of Kshyatee alleged that her condition has not improved as yet and she is in severe pain.
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