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Authorities shut OT, suspend surgeries at pvt hospital after alleged medical negligence

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Srinagar, Sept 12: Authorities in Srinagar have sealed operation theatre and also banned surgical procedures at Ramzana hospital in Gogji Bagh area after alleged medical negligence cases at the healthcare facility.

Spokesperson of Directorate of Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mir Mushtaq said that after taking note of the allegations of the family members of deceased women, who allegedly died due to medical negligence, OT at the hospital has been sealed while all surgical procedures have been suspended till investigation is completed, news agency KNO reported.

CMO Srinagar has constituted a panel to probe the matter and ascertain facts about the allegations, which has been levelled against the doctors. Dr Mushtaq added that the committee has been asked to file a report within a week and strict action will be taken if allegations are found true.

He said that patients admitted there will be taken care of, however, no new surgical procedures are allowed till the probe is completed.

Notably, on August 25 family members of a lady from Theed Harwan alleged medical negligence by the doctors after she died at the hospital, while on September 09 another lady from Nowgam Srinagar also died due to alleged medical negligence.

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