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West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission
News  /  Published 19.05.22

Covid vaccines given after expiry? Panel orders probe

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has ordered an investigation into an allegation that a diagnostic centre-cum-polyclinic in south Kolkata has administered Covid vaccine dos...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.05.22

AMRI Salt Lake to pay Rs 9 lakh as compensation for deadly delay

The girl’s condition worsened at night and the doctors advised that she be shifted to the paediatric intensive care unit (Picu). As AMRI Salt Lake does not have such a unit, they arranged for a ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.04.22

Two Medica doctors told to apologise to patient’s kin

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission on Thursday asked three officials, including two doctors, of Medica Superspecialty Hospital to submit a written apology to the family of an...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.04.22

Health regulatory commission tells Kolkata hospitals to give patients free water

The state’s health regulatory commission on Monday issued a series of advisories to private hospitals, one of which requires the healthcare units to provide drinking water to all patients for fr...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.04.22

West Bengal govt asks Ernst & Young to review Swasthya Sathi scheme

The West Bengal government has engaged global consultancy firm EY to review its Swasthya Sathi scheme, an official said on Wednesday. Swasthya Sathi, a medical insurance scheme launched by the govern...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 12.03.22

Bengal clinical establishment regulatory commission orders hospitals to refund

The state’s clinical establishment regulatory commission on Friday asked Horizon Lifeline to give Rs 5 lakh as compensation to the family of a patient because the hospital had not shared medical...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.02.22

Fortis told to refund Rs 2 lakh it ‘overcharged’ Kolkata patient

“Since the woman’s family paid 60 per cent of the billed amount, we asked the hospital to refund roughly 60 per cent of Rs 3.5 lakh. We decided the hospital should refund Rs 2 lakh,”...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.01.22

Bengal commission caps RT-PCR rate at Rs 500, sample collection fee at Rs 15 a kilometre

“It is true that the prices of reagents have come down. But the tests also require infrastructure and manpower. And these have a cost, too. We could manage with a reduced price when we were doin...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.12.21

Medica hospital told to pay Rs 5 lakh for Kolkata woman’s death

A private hospital in the city was on Wednesday asked to pay Rs 5 lakh in compensation to the family of a woman who passed away in the operating theatre in the evening after she was kept waiting for t...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.12.21

Confusion over Covid vaccine ‘expiry date’ in Kolkata hospitals

Many people are refusing Covaxin and Sputnik V jabs from vials past their ‘expiry date’ though the Union health ministry has extended the date by six months. A man has complained to ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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