The Ghaziabad well being division on Tuesday sealed a personal hospital in Sahibabad till additional orders after a 30-year-old patient died on the facility following a renal stone surgical procedure, sparking protests and allegations of negligence on the half of hospital authorities.
Police mentioned they needed to despatched pressure from Sahibabad to disperse protesters whereas the medical doctors, hospital workers and different sufferers fled the hospital.
The incident was reported from a personal hospital in Shalimar Backyard the place a patient, recognized as Rohit Kumar, a resident of Pappu Colony, was admitted for a gall bladder stone and renal stone surgical procedure about 15 days in the past and once more on Monday.
“I admitted my son to the hospital about 15 days in the past and he underwent a gall bladder surgical procedure and a kidney stone surgical procedure 5 days later. He was admitted to the hospital once more on Mondayafter he developed some problems and died late Monday. After we questioned the workers, they attacked us with baseball bats, hockey sticks and sharp-edged weapons,” Rohit’s father Leelu Parcha mentioned in his police criticism.
Police mentioned Parcha has named one other man, who’s believed to be a quack, in his criticism. Police mentioned the household allegedly took Kumar to this individual first and he allegedly “handled” Kumar for a couple of days. It was solely later that Kumar was admitted to the Shalimar Backyard hospital. Pracha in his criticism accused the workers and medical doctors of the personal hospital of negligence.
“We now have obtained their criticism and have forwarded it to the chief medical officer. After inquiry, appropriate authorized motion shall be initiated. The protesters have been pacified however by then the hospital workers, medical doctors and even a couple of sufferers had fled the hospital. The physique was despatched for a autopsy examination and will probably be carried out by a panel of medical doctors,” mentioned Bhaskar Verma, assistant commissioner of police (Sahibabad).
The hospital authorities couldn’t be reached for remark regardless of a number of makes an attempt.
Dr Bhavtosh Shankhdhar, chief medical officer (CMO), mentioned he has despatched a staff to the hospital to assemble particulars.
“The hospital was sealed and a correct inquiry shall be carried out on the criticism given by the household of the deceased man,” the CMO mentioned.
Dr Charan Singh, deputy CMO, who took up sealing of the hospital on Tuesday afternoon, mentioned it was a 12-bed hospital.
“The hospital was sealed as per process and there was no workers, physician or patient inside after we reached there. It appears they fled throughout the protest. The power will stay sealed till additional orders. The person died after a renal stone surgical procedure and his household has alleged negligence on half of the hospital. The windowpanes of the hospital have been broken by protesters,” Dr Singh mentioned.