Newborn death case costs Max Hospital in Delhi its licence

Share
Newborn death case costs Max Hospital in Delhi its licence

After wrongly declaring a baby dead, Delhi government on Friday announced the cancellation of Max Hospital's licence, reported the Janta ka reporter.

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Saturday said that Max Hospital in Shalimar Bagh had become a repeat offender, thus, the government had no option but to cancel its license. The baby was admitted to a hospital in Pitampura but later died during treatment.

In the cancellation order, which comes after a three-member panel submitted a report to Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, the government has stopped the hospital from admitting any new patients and halted all outpatient treatment services and laboratory tests on the premises with immediate effect. The committee's report finds the hospiltal guilty of medical negligence.

"Whereas we don't wish to interfere in day to day functioning of pvt hospitals, however, open loot or criminal negligence by any hospital won't be tolerated. We won't hesitate to take strongest action in such cases (sic)", Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted. "And today, we feel somehow redeemed, that some justice has been delivered", said Sunil Kumar, uncle of the baby boy.

The patients who have come to the hospital for dialysis are being sent back. "This will compound the shortage of hospital facilities in the national capital", the hospital chain said in a statement. "We stand firmly behind our commitment to patient care, clinical and service excellence to the best of our capabilities".

Kumar, father of the twins, has refused to take the body of his child, and had demanded that the doctors of Max Hospital responsible for the act of negligence be arrested.

"This is also the third case where the hospital has been found at fault in the past three months", Jain said.

The newborn at the centre of the case died in a Delhi nursing home on Wednesday a week after he was declared dead by doctors at Max Hospital Shalimarbag. The grandfather discovered that the baby was still alive while taking the "body" for cremation.

Share

Advertisement

Related Posts

West Ham boss David Moyes lauds 'fantastic' Chelsea
In fact, only Manchester City and Manchester United have conceded fewer goals throughout 2017/18 than the champions. Chelsea travel to the London Stadium on Saturday to take on a West Ham team that's now in the relegation zone.

(NYSE:HON) Shares Bought by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co
This company shares are 1.24% off its target price of $155.18 and the current market capitalization stands at $116.83B. Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Honeywell International by 80.2% during the 2nd quarter.

Traders should follow these: Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN)
The P/E ratio is one of the most common ratios used for figuring out whether a company is overvalued or undervalued. Sanctuary Wealth Advisors Llc holds 3.17% of its portfolio in National Beverage Corp. for 38,836 shares.

This Is What the Devastating California Wildfires Look Like From Space
The Multi Spectral Imager, or the MSI, on the European Space Agency's Sentinel-2 satellite also took some photos of the fires. NASA and International Space Station astronauts have been sharing images of the California wildfires as seen from space.

3 Secrets of Innovation Development by Max Polyakov
Also, the investor should never forget that even the biggest amount of invested resources doesn’t guarantee a success. One of the recent examples is the mass closing of brick-and-mortar shops in the USA because of Amazon’s popularity.

Only two cricketers invited for Virat & Anushka's wedding
It is also reported Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh are the only two cricketers who are being invited for the marriage. Another source revealed, "The couple has booked a SoBo five-star hotel for their reception on December 21 in Mumbai ".

Katie Couric Breaks Her Silence on Matt Lauer Sexual Harassment Claims
In 2011, Couric also dished on her relationship with her then co-host, Lauer. " Meredith Vieira warms my heart". Couric was surprised by her follower's comment, but she chose to respond amicably.

Japan to acquire air-launched missiles able to strike North Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (centre) gives field guidance to various units in Samjiyon County in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang on Saturday.

Immanuel Lutheran sets special Christmas worship schedule
Sunday, Dec. 24, Advent Worship Service at 9 a.m. and Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship services at 5 and 9 p.m. The festivities will include cookies, punch, singing Christmas carols, door prizes and an ugly sweater contest.

Online Casinos that Accept UK Players
Since the UK has grown to become a thriving gambling market, numerous gaming destinations have popped up that provide the service. Since the UK is regarded as the online gaming hub of the world, gamblers in the region are in no short supply of casino options.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.