Jammu & Kashmir

Authorities shut OT, suspend surgeries after alleged medical negligence in Srinagar hospital

A signage hangs inside a hospital in Srinagar, Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

Srinagar: The authorities in Srinagar have sealed the operation theatre and also banned surgical procedures at Ramzaan hospital in Gogji Bagh area of the district after alleged medical negligence cases at the healthcare facility.

Spokesperson of Directorate of Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mir Mushtaq tsaid that after taking note of the allegations of the family members of deceased ladies, who allegedly died due to medical negligence, OT at the hospital has been seized, while all surgical procedures have been suspended till the investigation is completed.

He said that CMO Srinagar has constituted a panel to probe the matter and ascertain facts about the allegations, which have been levelled against the doctors.

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