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Medical Negligence
West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

Covid patient mix-up showcause

The state health directorate issued showcause notices to a doctor and two nurses of Khardah’s Balaram Hospital for dereliction of duty that led to a mix-up of names of two aged Covid patients, w...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.20

‘Dead’ Covid patient found alive

A man from Birati, pronounced dead by a Covid hospital two weeks ago, was brought back home alive by his son on Friday evening, days after his “cremation” and on the eve of his shraddh cer...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Khardah

India  /  Published 21.10.20

Ventilator charge gains voice

A doctor has corroborated a claim attributed to a nurse that negligence had led to the death of a Covid-19 patient at a medical college hospital in Kerala. Dr Najma Saleem, who works at the Governmen...
By Our Correspondent in Bangalore

Calcutta  /  Published 24.09.20

Deposit order to two ‘negligent’ hospitals

The clinical establishment regulatory commission on Wednesday issued an interim order asking two private hospitals to deposit Rs 1 lakh and Rs 4 lakh after they were prima facie found negligent in the...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 22.07.20

Plea for Assam jail Covid action report

The Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has directed Dispur to furnish an action taken report on a July 9 complaint lodged by leader of the Opposition Debabrata Saikia, highlighting the plight of jai...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.18

Patient dies at Malda Medical College, hospital ransacked

Family members and relatives of a quack who was under treatment at Malda Medical College and Hospital ransacked the office of the patient assistance centre on Wednesday morning after the patient died....
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

States  /  Published 28.09.18

Glare on transfusion in girl’s dengue death

Medical complications associated with dengue are often “mishandled” by doctors and nurses in nursing homes because they do not have the expertise required to treat the disease, the Calcutta Munici...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.01.20

Delhi court directs Tihar to treat Chandra Shekhar Azad at AIIMS

A Delhi court directed Tihar jail authorities to treat Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad at AIIMS. The court also blamed the jail authorities for medical negligence and for not providing t...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.05.20

Man found 'alive' before autopsy, dies later

In a bizzare incident on Tuesday, dead body of a 26-year-old man was referred to the central emergency room of state-run Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences from the mortuary after doctors going to...
By Pushkar Anand in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.19

Patients leave Siliguri, Malda hospitals

A number of patients under treatment at the medical colleges in Siliguri and Malda have been taken either home or private nursing homes by relatives because of alleged delay in treatment.Around 330 ju...
By TT Bureau in Malda


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