Bandipora, Nov 14: An enquiry has been ordered after a pregnant lady delivered baby in district hospital compound in north kashmir’s Bandipora on Saturday.
Chief medical officer Bandipora, Bashir Ahamad told KNO, that whereas it has come to the notice of higher Authorities that Labor patient (COVID-19 Positive) who was fully dilated was brought to hospital today on 14/11/2020 at about 11:00AM.
“Whereas Doctor on duty has adopted inhuman act & without considering the sensitivity of the case, referred the said patient to CHC Hajin designated COVID-19 Hospital.
Whereas the said patient delivered within the premises of District Hospital which is a matter of concern & it reveals negligence on the part of concerned Doctors,” the order copy reads, adding ,”Whereas in case the concerned Doctors would have worn proper Protective gear they may have conducted the delivery of the patient & this seen would have been avoided.
Whereas it has also been observed that Dr Yasmeen Giul Consultant Gynecologist thought was present has also lailed to consider the gravity/situation of the case.”
It reads that there are two consultant Gynecologists & one Medical officer possessing MCH degree posted at District Hospital Bandipora & had they adopted SOP’s nothing would have been happened with the said patient. Whereas the issue has also been highlighted by Social Media & the Department has to cut a sory finger.
“Whereas it was also reported that neither Dr Fancy Bulbul Gynecologist nor Dr Inam ul Haq Medical officer (MCH) was present & it reveals poor supervision & monitoring on your part which has been viewed seriously by the Authorities,” the order reads.
Therefore, you are asked to explain your position within 24 hours positively as to why action shall not be initiated against you for declaration of your duties & in the meantime you are directed to Submit action taken report against the concerned doctors.
Earlier today morning a young lady delivers her baby in the premises of Bandipora district hospital as she was denied permission in the hospital after she was tested positive for COVID-19, family alleged.