Articles about Medical Negligence
30 Mar 2022India
A woman gynecologist, booked for allegedly causing the death of a pregnant woman at a private facility in Rajasthan's Dausa district, died by suicide on Tuesday.
20 Oct 2020India
Kerala, once hailed for handling the coronavirus pandemic well, has been jolted after two alleged lapses on the part of the healthcare workers came to the fore.
27 Sep 2019India
In August 2017, 63 kids died at a government hospital in Gorakhpur, the "bastion" of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Quickly, the blame was put on Dr. Kafeel Ahmad Khan for not being aware of the shortage of oxygen cylinders.
12 Jul 2019India
A private hospital in Kolkata misplaced a patient's severed finger, which was to be re-attached during a surgical procedure.
30 Jun 2019India
In a shocking incident of medical negligence, a man at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, was dragged across the institute's floor on a bed sheet for an X-Ray test.
20 Jun 2019India
A four-days-old kid breathed her last on Wednesday after she was shunted between two wings of a government hospital, without treatment.
18 Jun 2019India
A Kerala woman was diagnosed with cancer, she went through chemotherapy, but found out later that she didn't have the deadly disease.
08 Mar 2019India
Two newborns lost their lives and 32 are admitted in Hyderabad's Niloufer Hospital in critical condition since yesterday.
09 Feb 2019India
In a case of gross medical negligence, doctors in a hospital in Hyderabad left a pair of surgical forceps inside a patient's stomach, which was found in an X-ray image three months after the surgery.
07 Jan 2019India
The state human rights commission has asked the Kerala government to compensate the family of a 23-day-old baby boy for medical negligence after his private parts were severely injured during circumcision.
30 Sep 2018India
A private hospital in Thanjavur has been accused by a family of Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district for allegedly treating (and hence, charging) the patient, three days after he died.
23 Sep 2018India
The government is planning to bring a provision under which a medical device manufacturing company will have to offer monetary relief to patients in case of an adverse event.
28 Aug 2018India
In a shocking incident in Madhya Pradesh, negligence on part of a government hospital staff has resulted in the death of one person. 25 others are currently critical.
14 Aug 2018India
In a shocking incident, a class VI student's finger was chopped off at his school in Delhi, and the nurse in the institution tried to cover it up.
27 Jun 2018India
Family members of a woman, who underwent a heart surgery at the Max Hospital in Haryana's Gurugram, alleged she died today due to the negligence of the hospital administration.
24 May 2018India
The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission in Delhi awarded Rs. 10 lakh compensation to Bihar-based, Ramadhar Singh, whose wife Bachan Devi, died after being in coma for five years.
10 May 2018Delhi
Angered by the "blatant discrimination" faced by an AIDS patient at two government hospitals, Delhi HC lashed out at the doctors for not recording his HIV+ status and denying him treatment.
23 Apr 2018Delhi
In a case of gross medical negligence, a doctor operated upon the leg of a man, who was admitted with minor head injuries, at a Delhi primary health care centre.
20 Apr 2018Bengaluru
Doctors of a government hospital near Doddaballapur, some 45-kms from Bengaluru, have been booked for not treating a farmer and his friend in time.
20 Apr 2018Delhi
A six-month pregnant woman delivered in the toilet of Gurgaon's civil hospital after waiting for a medical check-up there for more than two hours, a hospital official and the woman's husband have said.
13 Apr 2018India
Two senior doctors attached to Gurgaon's Fortis hospital have been arrested today for gross medical negligence that resulted in the death of a 51-year-old woman last year.
05 Apr 2018Delhi
A senior doctor attached with AIIMS-Delhi is likely to face stiff action for performing a wrong procedure on a patient and then manipulating the documents to conceal his fault.
04 Apr 2018Bengaluru
Alleging gross medical negligence, parents of a two-year-old, along with 40 members of an NGO staged a protest yesterday in front of a Bengaluru hospital.
24 Mar 2018Mumbai
Mumbai is still giving the government headaches when it comes to its rising tuberculosis cases.
19 Mar 2018India
The diversity in India is sometimes alarming. On one hand, luxurious private hospitals face public ire for charging lakhs for common treatments.
11 Mar 2018India
Creating a major controversy, a hospital in Jhansi used a road accident victim's severed leg as a pillow to prop his head up.
02 Mar 2018India
In an apparent case of medical negligence, at least 11 people who underwent cataract surgeries on the same day at a private hospital in Chhattisgarh have been left blind in one eye.
27 Feb 2018World
In January'15, five-year-old Ellie-May Clark was turned away by the doctor for being a few minutes late for her 'emergency appointment.'
22 Feb 2018India
Another private hospital is under the scanner for medical negligence that allegedly resulted in a woman's death.
11 Feb 2018India
Doctors at Sir Sunderlal Hospital (Varanasi) left syringes inside a patient's stomach during a surgery in 2017, reports say.
10 Feb 2018India
In yet another case of medical apathy, a 25-year-old pregnant woman in Gurugram was forced to deliver a baby girl outside the Civil Hospital near the parking lot without any medical support as she wasn't carrying her Aadhaar card.
07 Feb 2018India
An unqualified quack in UP's Unnao used to "treat" patients in villages nearby. In the process, he ended up infecting at least 38 people with HIV by using unsterilized syringes.
06 Feb 2018India
Officials in UP's Unnao were worried: reports of a "high number of HIV cases" in the area had been coming in.
31 Jan 2018India
In an extreme case of medical negligence, a pregnant woman in Gurgaon lost one of her babies because doctors didn't know she was carrying twins.
20 Jan 2018Delhi
In a shocking incident, a four-month-old baby died due to the negligence of Delhi-based Jaipur Golden Hospital on Friday.
12 Jan 2018India
Another case of medical negligence has been reported from the NCR, this time from Faridabad's Asian Hospital.
08 Jan 2018India
Another allegation of medical negligence has been reported, this time from Mumbai. According to Thane resident Mithulal Bafna, they spent Rs. 43L on his 56-year-old wife's heart treatment and a surgery that doctors guaranteed was "200% safe".
25 Dec 2017India
On October 24, 2013, US-based Dr. Kunal Saha famously won a compensation totaling Rs. 11 crore, 15 years after he had filed a case against Kolkata's AMRI Hospital, where his wife died because of medical negligence.