Medical Negligence

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'No clean chit to doctor Kafeel Khan': Uttar Pradesh govt says it is looking into facts missed by probe committee
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'No clean chit to doctor Kafeel Khan': Uttar Pradesh govt says it is looking into facts missed by probe committee

The state government on Thursday said it would be wrong to presume that doctor Kafeel Khan was given a clean chit.

Chhattisgarh man dies in hospital under alleged medical negligence; ants found feeding on his wounds
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Chhattisgarh man dies in hospital under alleged medical negligence; ants found feeding on his wounds

The matter is from 10 days ago when the man was found lying unconscious and bleeding outside Manendragarh primary health centre in Chhattisgarh for two days until the local MLA caught wind of the issue

Delhi doctor operates on leg of patient with head injury, authorities bar him from conducting surgeries without supervision
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Delhi doctor operates on leg of patient with head injury, authorities bar him from conducting surgeries without supervision

A senior doctor at a Delhi government-run hospital, a dedicated facility for providing critical trauma services, wrongly performed a procedure on the leg of a patient who was admitted there with a head injury

Bihar woman dies after being given acid in place of water at Muzaffarpur private hospital
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Bihar woman dies after being given acid in place of water at Muzaffarpur private hospital

A woman died on Thursday accidentally swallowing acid kept in a bottle given to her by staff of a private hospital when she asked for water to consume medicines.

Varanasi doctor leaves syringes inside woman's body during sterilisation operation; Uttar Pradesh Police launches probe
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Varanasi doctor leaves syringes inside woman's body during sterilisation operation; Uttar Pradesh Police launches probe

A doctor at Varanasi's Sir Sunderlal Hospita left syringes inside a woman's body while she underwent an operation for surgical sterilisation in 2017

Video Volunteers: Medical negligence and abuse rampant in Jharkhand hospital
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Video Volunteers: Medical negligence and abuse rampant in Jharkhand hospital

Nearly 45,000 women die due to childbirth-related causes every year in India. With disrespectful care and the poor state of government hospitals, women may not seek maternal healthcare altogether.

Infant dies at Delhi hospital after being given pain killer post surgery, kin alleges medical negligence
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Infant dies at Delhi hospital after being given pain killer post surgery, kin alleges medical negligence

In a case of alleged medical negligence, a four-month-old baby died at a city hospital, after being administered a pain killer injection

Family writes to Haryana CM, alleges negligence and overcharging by Gurugram's upscale Paras Hospital
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Family writes to Haryana CM, alleges negligence and overcharging by Gurugram's upscale Paras Hospital

The family of a patient admitted to Paras Hospital in Gurugram has accused the facility of medical negligence and charging an exorbitant amount for its services

Arvind Kejriwal defends cancellation of Max Hospital's license, adds AAP govt isn't against private hospitals
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Arvind Kejriwal defends cancellation of Max Hospital's license, adds AAP govt isn't against private hospitals

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said his government is not against private hospitals, but can't maintain silence on their inhuman criminal negligence.

Max Hospital in Shalimar Bagh loses license: Delhi government's excessive action does more harm than good
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Max Hospital in Shalimar Bagh loses license: Delhi government's excessive action does more harm than good

Whether Max Hospital's error of declaring a baby dead while he was still alive warrants closing down the facility is open to debate. The action against could be excessively harsh.

Family of twins says govt decision to cancel Max Hospital's licence will serve as deterrent to other private hospitals
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Family of twins says govt decision to cancel Max Hospital's licence will serve as deterrent to other private hospitals

The family of the baby, who was wrongly declared dead by Max Hospital in Shalimar Bagh, welcomed the decision by the Delhi government to cancel its licence

Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh loses its licence, calls Delhi government's move 'harsh', 'unfair'
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Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh loses its licence, calls Delhi government's move 'harsh', 'unfair'

Days after Delhi's Shalimar Bagh Max Super Specialty Hospital sparked a row by incorrectly declaring a newborn baby dead, Satyendra Jain has cancelled its licence

JP Nadda advocates for regulatory authorities for hospitals, urges state govts to adopt Clinical Establishment Act
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JP Nadda advocates for regulatory authorities for hospitals, urges state govts to adopt Clinical Establishment Act

With the Delhi government cancelling the licence of a Max Hospital branch for alleged medical negligence, Union health minister JP Nadda on Friday advocated setting up of regulatory authorities to check such incidents and asked states to ensure these don't recur

Arvind Kejriwal says government will not tolerate 'open loot' by private hospitals after Max Hospital's licence cancelled
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Arvind Kejriwal says government will not tolerate 'open loot' by private hospitals after Max Hospital's licence cancelled

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government will not tolerate "open loot and criminal negligence" by private hospitals, hours after the licence of Max Hospital at Shalimar Bagh was cancelled.

Max Hospital medical negligence row: Delhi Police transfers case to Crime Branch for detailed probe
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Max Hospital medical negligence row: Delhi Police transfers case to Crime Branch for detailed probe

The Delhi Police on Wednesday transferred the case of a premature baby being wrongly declared dead by Max Hospital to its Crime Branch for detailed probe, a senior official said.

Max hospital row: Panel submits report to Delhi govt, finds doctors guilty of not following prescribed norms
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Max hospital row: Panel submits report to Delhi govt, finds doctors guilty of not following prescribed norms

A three-member doctor panel submitted the preliminary report in Shalimar Bagh Max Super Specialty Hospital medical negligence issue to Delhi health minister Satyendra Jain.

Delhi HC orders probe into charge against Safdarjung Hospital of wrongly declaring newborn dead
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Delhi HC orders probe into charge against Safdarjung Hospital of wrongly declaring newborn dead

The alleged medical negligence by Safdarjung Hospital in wrongly declaring a newborn as dead in June has led the Delhi HC to direct the Centre to order a probe into the incident.

Infant deaths in Maharashtra: 55 newborns died in Nashik Civil Hospital in August; authorities deny medical negligence
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Infant deaths in Maharashtra: 55 newborns died in Nashik Civil Hospital in August; authorities deny medical negligence

As many as 55 infants died in the special newborn care unit of the Nashik Civil Hospital in August, but authorities denied the deaths were due to medical negligence

Over 800 children die due to encephalitis, pneumonia in two hospitals in Jharkhand so far this year
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Over 800 children die due to encephalitis, pneumonia in two hospitals in Jharkhand so far this year

Over 800 children died in two medical hospitals in Jharkhand and the majority of the deaths occurred due to encephalitis

Gorakhpur tragedy returns: 42 children die in 48 hours at BRD Hospital; data says 5 died every day in 2017
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Gorakhpur tragedy returns: 42 children die in 48 hours at BRD Hospital; data says 5 died every day in 2017

Horror returned to Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College and Hospital in less than three weeks with 42 children dying in the last 48 hours, reports said on Wednesday