The doctors, jointly along with the nursing home, are liable to pay a compensation of Rs 20 lakh each to the victim and in case of non-payment within one month of the court’s order, they are liable to pay interest @12% P.A., from the date of filing till realization.
While undergoing treatment at the Sishu Bhawan in Cuttack, the child breathed his last night.
Such goof-up was reported from Nilagiri sub-divisional hospital in Balasore district on Friday. Palpable tension prevailed at the hospital after the matter came to light.
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.