NEWSLETTER: DECEMBER, 2019

  • December 24, 2019
  • Amandeep Kaur

BUILDING MODERN DAY DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP AND IMPORTANCE OF COLLECTING PATIENT’S FEEDBACK BY THE HOSPITALSIn medicine we’ve long believed that “doctor knows best and patient needs to follow him/her diligently.” For healthcare providers, excellent healthcare is having competently performed a surgery or having used their medical knowledge to make life-saving diagnostic and treatment decisions. But when…

RAMBRIKSHA PRASAD VERSUS DR. MRS. SUNITI SINHA

  • December 21, 2019
  • Amandeep Kaur

(REVISION PETITION NO. 3868 OF 2017) ORDER DATED: 27.02.2019 (National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission) The brief facts are that on 03.07.2008, who complainant’s wife was suffering from abdominal pain was taken to the clinic of opposite party(OP) – doctor, who advised for operation. On 05.07.1998, OP operated her for repair of perforation in the uterus…

ORDER DATED: 28.03.2019 (National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, New Delhi) FACTS:Sumit, a young and aspiring footballer, sustained injuries on his left arm while practicing. He was rushed to Howrah District Hospital where Dr. Tara advised an X-ray that showed fracture of both bones of the left arm. The doctor prescribed analgesic, antibiotics and applied half…

MEDICAL SUPERINTENDENT ESI HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI V/s. RAM AVADH PAL (REVISION PETITION NO. 613 OF 2007) ORDER DATED: 24.01.2017 FACTS: The Complainant’s wife in 2001 gave birth to a female child at ESI Hospital and thereafter she underwent the sterilisation operation by Pomeroy’s Method wherein pieces from each of the Fallopian tubes were removed However,…

ORDER DATED: 26.02.2019 State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, West Bengal FACTS: Tania, a teenager of sixteen visited Dr. Patra with complain of irregular and menstrual bleeding. The doctor diagnosed her Systemic Lupus Erythematosas (SLE), a rare autoimmune disease and prescribed medicines accordingly. The patient was under Dr. Patra’s care for more than a year during…