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Hyderabad: Baby born with deformity, Rainbow Hospital to pay Rs 5 lakhs

Hyderabad: Rainbow Children’s Hospital and Perinatal Centre at Banjara Hills here and four doctors from the hospital were held jointly responsible for ‘deficiency in service’ by the Consumer Forum, Hyderabad. They were asked to pay a sum of Rs 5 lakhs to a couple B. Dilip Reddy and B. Nikitha Reddy, residents of Malakpet, whose son was born with a deformity in his right hand despite all pre-natal reports showing no abnormalities. The second complainant , Dilip’s wife, stated that she…

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MAX HOSPITAL CASE: DMC PANEL HEARING IN EARLY MARCH

The disciplinary committee of the Delhi Medical Council (DMC) has decided to hear the Max hospital twin baby case early next month, a senior official said . The case pertains to a baby boy being wrongly declared dead after his birth on November 30 by the upscale private hospital in Shalimar Bagh. The other twin, a girl, was still-born. The infant boy died a week later at a nursing home in Pitampura. “The case came up for hearing on February…

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Hyderabad: Negligence alleged in woman’s death

Hyderabad: A 30-year-old housewife died due to alleged medical negligence of a private hospital in KPHB. According to the family of deceased Preeti Agarwal, she had undergone a surgery a Cygnus Hospital two months ago, after which she developed complications. A case was booked against the hospital. According to police, Preeti, wife of Sajjan K Agarwal, a businessman from Miyapur, got admitted to Cygnus hospital at KPHB two months ago and underwent a surgery. She was under post surgical care and…

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Kin of patient creates ruckus at hospital over ‘medical negligence’

Indore : Family members of a woman created ruckus at Life Line Hospital alleging medical negligence against the staff on Saturday. Kin of a pregnant woman alleged that health conditions of the patient started deteriorating after her caesarean delivery as she was having continuous bleeding even after being operated for the second time. Tabassum Khan, resident of Khajrana, underwent caesarean delivery on Saturday but her conditions started deteriorating soon after the operation. “Hospital staff took her to the operation theatre…

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Medical negligence: Probe team may submit report today

ALAPPUZHA: The medical team investigating the post-delivery death of a woman allegedly after medical negligence at Medical College Hospital here is likely to submit its report to the health minister by Monday. The team led by Kottayam Medical College Gynaecology department head Dr C.P. Vijayan began the probe on Thursday. They took statements of 33 people including officials, doctors, nurses, her relatives and husband and received the forensic report. Dr A. Ramla Beevi, director of medical education, said she received the…

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Kerala teen death: Family alleges medical negligence by govt hospital, case filed

Protests were held outside Kochi’s Karuvelipady Government Hospital on Thursday by the family of 18-year-old Aishwarya, who died on Wednesday. Her family alleged the cause of her death was negligence on the part of the hospital. An asthma patient, Aishwarya was admitted to the hospital on Monday after she suffered an attack. According to hospital authorities, she passed away on Wednesday at 5:45 pm. Aishwarya’s family alleged that she died due to medical negligence. A case has also been registered against the hospital by the Thoppumpady police. “She…

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Delhi Dental Council scam: CBI to question Satyendar Jain after link emerges, health minister has only his own inaction to blame

Had Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain responded swiftly to allegations of corruption against public servants in his department, he could have saved himself from being ostensibly caught up in the Delhi Dental Council (DDC) scam in which the CBI caught two persons accepting a bribe. The allegation is that the bribe money taken by the council registrar was meant for Jain. The accused, registrar Rishi Raj, and advocate N Pradeep Sharma, allegedly accepted a bribe of Rs 4.73 lakh from dentist Sanjay…

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Kottayam Medical College team begins probe into death of woman

ALAPPUZHA: A high-level medical team led by Kottayam Medical College gynaecology head Dr C.P. Vijayan began a probe into the death of a 36-year-old woman following delivery at Alappuzha Medical College Hospital. Barbara, 36, died on Monday, two weeks after delivering a baby girl,  while undergoing treatment in the hospital for post-delivery complications. Her relatives alleged medical negligence.   The team visited the hospital and recorded statements of 35 people, including relatives. “We’ll submit a report to the government,” said Dr…

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Stay on Max hospital licence cancellation extended till Apr 12

New Delhi: An appellate body hearing the Max hospital twin death case today extended by two months the stay on a Delhi government order cancelling its licence in December, authorities said. The stay will be in effect till April 12, the next date of hearing, they said. Today’s hearing was the second one in connection with the case, by the Financial Commissioner’s court, Delhi. The licence cancellation case pertains to the birth of a premature twin at the hospital in Shalimar Bagh on November 30…

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Family alleges medical negligence in girl’s death

Drug reaction may have caused death, says DMO; relatives protest at hospital The family of the girl who died on Wednesday, allegedly due to negligence on the part of doctors and officials at the Karuvelipady Government Hospital, on Thursday staged a protest in front of the hospital. The body of Aishwarya, 18, daughter of Sudheer of Pullikka Parambu House, Eda Kochi, was taken by her relatives to the hospital where locals too joined them. The demonstration caused a major traffic…

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