Pyuthan hospital tense over botched delivery

- Post Report, PYUTHAN

May 3, 2018-

Pyuthan District Hospital in Bijuwar remained tense on Wednesday due to a protest staged by the relatives of a woman who had died after giving birth.

Radhika Dhami, 23, of Dakhakwadi had died on Tuesday night after she underwent a caesarean delivery.

Her relatives have blamed the hospital negligence for her death. They said Radhika was operated without adequate preparations.

“Even an oxygen cylinder was not on standby when she was operated. And after she had died in the operation room, the hospital tried to hide its negligence by trying to refer her to another hospital as if she was still alive,” said a relative of Radhika.

Security personnel were deployed at the hospital to prevent any untoward incidents.

Meanwhile, the hospital refused to comment on the issue.

A District Health Office representative said the office was trying to arrange a meeting between the woman’s relatives and the hospital officials to settle the issue.

Police detain doctor, clinic operator for patient’s death

DANG: Jyoti Medical in Tulsipur, Dang, was surrounded by an angry mob on Wednesday after a patient died moments after she was injected with a painkiller drug for her stomach pain. Prema Kumal, 40, of Tulsipur-7 had visited the clinic to get the pain in her stomach checked. Prema’s family claimed that her condition began to deteriorate rapidly after Dr Prakash Nepali injected her with the painkiller. Prema died as she was being rushed to Rapti Zonal Hospital. Police have arrested Dr Nepali and the clinic operator Yam Bahadur Dhaulakoti following the incident.

Published: 03-05-2018 07:20

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