Telangana doctor suspended, dead patients’ kin vandalise hospital

A doctor determined that a patient was dead on arrival. However, the patient's kin alleged that he died because of the doctor's negligence.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 09, 2024 | 4:45 PMUpdatedMay 09, 2024 | 4:45 PM

Doctors in Telangana protests suspension of Korutla Area Hospital doctor Shravan Kumar.

A Telangana doctor was suspended for alleged medical negligence in Jagtial district. An auto driver was brought to the hospital following vomiting and sun stroke. The doctor determined he was dead on arrival. But family members blamed the duty doctor’s negligence. They vandalised the hospital. The doctor complained they tried to ‘kill’ him. He was suspended pending an inquiry.

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