Family demands action against doctor for ‘negligence’

Excelsior Correspondent

SRINAGAR, May 9: Family of a woman, who died last month at SKIMS due to alleged medical negligence, today demanded a thorough investigation into the matter and asked that accused should be brought to the book, while alleging that the SKIMS administration was shielding the accused.
The family members of the deceased Mir Anjum belonging to Bernina alleged that she died due to the negligence wherein mismatched blood was transfused into her.

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She was low on hemoglobin and after that two pints of blood were transfused into her. She developed complications after transfusion and was shifted to the ICU, where she breathed her last,” said her sister Mir Rafia who was protesting in Partap Park Srinagar along with the family. The family said that the hospital administration was shielding the culprits as nothing was done to deliver justice to the family.
“Nothing has been done so far; police have registered an FIR but nothing concrete is coming out. The Director SKIMS is shielding the doctors;’ the family members said.