Urologist, Cancer hospital directed to pay Rs 7.5 lakh compensation for leaving scissors inside body
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has recently directed a treating Urologist and a Ludhiana-based Cancer hospital to pay Rs 7.5 lakh as compensation to the family of a patient, who was diagnosed with urinary bladder cancer.
Consequently, the treating oncologist had conducted the operation and assured that the operation was successful and the complainant was fully cured and the patient was further advised to have cycle of chemotherapy. Accordingly, after discharge, the complainant kept visiting the treating hospital from time to time for chemotherapy which was conducted by another doctor on various dates.
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