Show-cause notice to Poona hospital for allegedly denying admission two patients
Pune - The Municipal Commissioner issued a notice to Poona Hospital on June 5. According to the notice, a medical officer at the hospital allegedly asked two patients -- a 60-year-old man and a 75-year-old woman -- to go to another hospital when they sought to be admitted.
"Looking at the health condition of both the patients, the hospital was expected to conduct a complete health check-up of the patients and provide the proper medication and also admit them into an oxygen step-down ward. But the hospital did not do so.
"Instead of arranging an ambulance, the patients were sent in the auto-rickshaw (to another hospital) which is a shameful act," said the Commissioner. The hospital has been issued a show-cause notice and asked to submit a written clarification, he added.