WBCERC directs Hospital to pay Rs 50000 compensation for negligence
Calcutta: A famous private facility in West Bengal has been instructed by the West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission (WBCERC) to deliver a compensation of Rs 50,000 in a case of medical negligence.
The order was issued after the commission head former chief justice Ashim Kumar Banerjee found inefficiency and negligence on the part of the hospital authorities.
The commission was examining a case where the kin of the patient alleged that the post-operative wound of the patient did not heal. However, the hospital was negligent about it and the patient had to be admitted again after which he passed away.