WBCERC directs Hospital to pay Rs 5 Lakh compensation
Bengal-based Jagannath Gupta Institute of Medical Sciences and Hospital in Budge Budge has been ordered to pay a compensation of Rs 5 Lakh to the patient's family for keeping the patient in the hospital without providing him treatment. The order was issued by West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission (WBCERC) on Friday.
The family members of the patient alleged that the patient was 'driven out and 'turned down' by the hospital when his COVID positive reports arrived after almost 5 days.
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