Medical negligence: SHRC calls for reports over two incidents
One report was a few nurse chopping the finger of a 14-day-old toddler in Thanjavur, and the opposite report was concerning the demise of a person in a Cuddalore hospital after his oxygen provide was allegedly stopped
The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Wednesday referred to as for reports over two incidents in Thanjavur and Cuddalore the place media reports implied negligence on the a part of medical employees in hospitals.
SHRC member A. Chittaranjan Mohandoss took suo motu cognisance of a media report, which mentioned the finger of a 14-day outdated toddler was minimize by a nurse in a hospital in Thanjavur earlier this week. He additionally referred to as for a report from the Director of Medical Education in Chennai over the incident inside two weeks.
In one other case, SHRC member D. Jayachandran took suo motu cognisance of a media report concerning the demise of a person in Cuddalore authorities hospital final month, after the oxygen provide to him was allegedly stopped. He referred to as for a report from the Director of Medical and Rural Health Services inside 4 weeks.
According to the report, a 49-year outdated man was contaminated with COVID-19 and was admitted to a government-run hospital in Cuddalore. His spouse had claimed that he died solely after his oxygen provide was eliminated by the medical employees.