Patient dies after staff detonate firecrackers in hospital corridor without attending to victim


An Indian woman is believed to have died after maternity staff at a government hospital detonated firecrackers without addressing the victim’s condition in Sagar district, Madhya Pradesh, India on Thursday, November 4.

The 26-year-old woman, who was receiving treatment after giving birth to a baby at Bundelkhand Medical College and Hospital, is believed to have died as a result of neglect by staff at the facility on Thursday evening, November 4. Hospital staff who were stationed inside the maternity ward reportedly detonated firecrackers in the hallway outside the ward while celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights, without caring for the patient for a few hours. before his death, NDTV reported.

A video of hospital staff celebrating the festival with fireworks inside the facility has gone viral on social media. A media report on the negligence of hospital staff has since been published and has also gained wide attention online.

Hospital administration has since suspended a nurse, served a show cause notice on a doctor and sent warning letters to five interns who were assigned to the labor room at the time of the incident. The interns were also reportedly dismissed from their gynecology department labor and operating room duties, according to Vartha Bharati.

Meanwhile, Ravindra Mishra, the city’s police superintendent (CSP), said the woman’s husband filed a complaint against the hospital alleging that his wife died because she was given unspecified medication. after giving birth.

In a similar but unrelated incident, a patient is believed to have died after doctors operated on him unnecessarily in Uttar Pradesh, India, in October. After the operation, the patient’s condition immediately began to deteriorate and he died shortly thereafter.

The deceased, identified as Yusuf, 44, was suffering from a fever when he was brought to Sudhir Nursing Home in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, for treatment. However, at the hospital, doctors reportedly performed the operation on Yusuf’s gallbladder without the family’s consent, resulting in his death. After the incident, Yusuf’s family members gathered at the retirement home and began to demonstrate. Meanwhile, the doctor who performed the operation fled the scene, News18 reported.

After the horrific incident, authorities filed a complaint against the owner of the retirement home and sealed the hospital. Meanwhile, relatives of the deceased have demanded that the autopsy of the victim be videotaped to avoid any foul play in the proceedings.

A woman is believed to have died after maternity hospital staff detonated firecrackers without addressing her condition. This is a representative image. Pixabay


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