Umaisar Gull Ganie
Kulgam, Dec 30: A patient suffering from kidney ailment from Banihal, who was admitted to district hospital Kulgam, died on Saturday even as his family alleged medical negligence on part of hospital authorities.
Muhammad Imran Gujjar (22) son of Noor Alam of Tanka Trigam Banihal was admitted to district hospital Kulgam on Thursday, died on Friday morning.
Deceased’s brother said that Imran was admitted to DH Kulgam Thursday and was undergoing treatment. “However, on Thursday evening, when his condition started to deteriorate, we contacted doctors but no one came to see him,” he alleged.
He alleged a doctor, who was on duty told them that click photos of tests reports and he will check them.
“Nurses were available but no doctor came to see him all night and he died Friday morning,” he alleged.
The family members demanded government must constitute a committee to look into the matter and take action against the doctor who, according to them, didn’t even come to see the patient despite repeated requests.
Meanwhile, Medical Superintendent DH Kulgam Dr Afshana said that they have started investigation in this regard and if anyone is found involved any kind of negligence due action will be taken.
“A committee has been constituted and has been asked to submit a report within 24 hours”, she said.