Bhopal: Chaos at Govt Hospital after Single Syringe used on 25 Patients
A commotion ensued in the hospital when the kin of the deceased alleged that the administration of a wrong injection led to his death. As the word spread, several other patients admitted to the medical ward fled in panic.
Bhopal: Chaos erupted at the District Hospital in Datia following the death of one patient, while the condition of 25 other patients deteriorated after they were allegedly administered injections by the nurses using a single syringe.
The alleged negligence came to light when the police got the complaint in this regard. Police officials confirmed to the ANI, "We received a complaint that wrong injections were given to patients because of the negligence of nurses working at the hospital.”
While talking to the news agency, the Civil Surgeon at the hospital, Dr PK Sharma claimed that the incident took place due to the negligence of the nurses. "A single syringe was used for all the patients. The incident took place because of the negligence of the nurses as they were using normal water instead of distilled water," Dr Sharma said to ANI.
Single syringe was used for all patients. Instead of distilled water, normal water was used by nurses. An inquiry is underway: Dr PK Sharma, Civil Surgeon pic.twitter.com/ua2z4dEQmA
— ANI (@ANI) August 28, 2018
According to a recent report by News 18, a commotion ensued in the hospital when the kin of the deceased alleged that the administration of a wrong injection led to his death. As the word spread, several other patients admitted to the medical ward fled in panic.
The police informed the media that the body has been sent for an autopsy and investigation into the matter is underway. “Reports of medical board are awaited and a probe is on in this matter,” the police added.
Meanwhile, the hospital rebuffed the allegations and claimed that the syringe used on patients was not expired.