Hospital vandalized by patient kin on being referred to different facility on non availability of specialists
Rampur: As new new reasons for hospital vandalism have started coming up, a group of people vandalized the entire emergency department of a district hospital on account of being referred to another hospital by the doctors
A group of people, accompanying a patient with heart disease to the District Hospital in Rampur vandalised the Emergency ward of the hospital oafter the hospital management referred him to a different hospital citing non-availability of heart specialists.
The incident was recorded in the CCTV cameras installed at the hospital.
Sharing details of the incident Doctor Rakesh Mittal from district hospital said that the patient had come there after being turned away by some hospitals and was referred from here due to unavailability of a heart specialist.
"The patient had been turned away by some hospital. When they came here, after admitting him it was realised that heart specialist isn't here so he was referred to another hospital. But they refused to take him. They vandalised Emergency Ward and thrashed staff", Mittal said. The CCTV footage of the hooliganism soon vent viral on social media
#WATCH: A group of people, accompanying a patient with a heart disease to the District Hospital in Rampur, vandalised the Emergency ward of the hospital on 6th Dec after the hospital mgmt referred him to a different hospital citing non-availability of heart specialists. (7.12.19) pic.twitter.com/BL2BqpPqpA
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The doctors and the hospital staff soon ran away from the hospital, also calling the police in the meantime. The mob of people only left after the arrival of the police. The authorities are going to started an investigation in the matter.