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Hospital fined Rs 7 lakh for not taking consent before inserting catheter in a patient

New Delhi: The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research guilty of negligence for not taking consent before inserting a catheter for central venous line procedure in a patient and directed the Delhi-based hospital to pay a compensation of Rs 7 lakh to him.

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Chennai hospital ordered to pay Rs 3 lakh for wrongly diagnosing TEN as measles

New Delhi: The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed Billroth Hospitals, Chennai to pay Rs 3 lakh as compensation for wrongly diagnosing and treating a 15-year-old boy for measles, instead of toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), leading to his death.

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Apollo Hospital, doctor directed to pay Rs 4 lakh to deceased patient’s family for medical negligence

New Delhi: The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed Apollo Hospitals Hyderabad and one of its doctors, Dr J M Gurunath, to pay Rs 4 lakh as compensation to Telangana resident K S Sastry whose wife died on November 24, 2000 due to alleged medical negligence.

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SGPGI to pay Rs 15.65 lakh for causing death due to wrong medication and failing to maintain proper records

New Delhi: In a medical negligence case, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has upheld an earlier order of UP State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission of awarding Rs 15.65 lakh compensation to the family of a woman who died due to wrong medication.

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PGI Chandigarh directed to pay Rs 10 lakh for its doctors’ negligence

New Delhi: The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh has been directed by the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the family of a patient, Jaswinder Kumar (now deceased), for the amputation of his leg due to alleged medical negligence and improper diagnosis by its doctors.

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Supreme Court asks Dr Kunal Saha to let his wife’s soul rest in peace

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked US-based Dr Kunal Saha, who lost his wife in 1998 in Kolkata due to medical negligence and subsequently won a record compensation from the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) against the hospital and the negligent doctors but still continued to pursue the case for cancellation of practice licence of those doctors, to let his wife’s soul rest in peace.

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Doctor to pay Rs 4.5 lakh for amputating kid’s fingers without consent

New Delhi: The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed Dr A K Sarkar, who runs a private hospital in Rajasthan, to pay Rs 4.5 lakh to a minor boy for amputating his two fingers without seeking consent from his parents.

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MS, three others arrested over hospital fire in Odisha | Doctors split hairs on generic-name directive

Odisha Police has arrested medical superintendent and three other staff of SUM hospital on charges of “homicide not amounting to murder” and negligence over a deadly fire that broke out in the dialysis ward of the hospital on Monday leaving 20 people dead.

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JIPMER does successful skin transplant | Prescribe medicines rationally, MCI tells doctors

A team of doctors from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry claims to have successfully performed the country’s first cadaveric skin transplantation done in a government hospital.

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Cabinet gives its nod to Bill prohibiting commercial surrogacy | Doctors say bill is ‘black day’ for surrogacy

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the Surrogacy Regulation Bill, 2016, that seeks to prohibit “commercial surrogacy”.

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