Month: March 2017

MCI Refuses To Disclose Information About Ketan Desai and Investigation of Complaints Against Doctors, Spends Lakhs of Taxpayers Money To Suppress Facts by Moving Against CIC

In a desperate attempt to suppress information about Ethics Committee investigation of complaints of medical negligence and status of investigation of complaint against disgraced Dr. Ketan Desai, Medical Council of India (MCI) moved a frivolous writ petition in Delhi High Court challenging the recent order passed by Central Information Commission (CIC) directing MCI to provide …

Patients Die As Doctors Continue Strike in Mumbai Despite Supreme Court’s Direction: PBT Lodges Complaint To MCI For Cancellation Of License

In another overtly uncaring move for the lives of the defenseless patients, thousands of doctors in government and private hospitals across Mumbai started strike and mass casual leave bringing the entire healthcare delivery system to its knees and causing endless misery and death of at least 57 patients, according to published report. This “doctors’ strike” …

India’s Topmost Negligent And Unethical Doctor Chosen To Decide Complaints Against Doctors In West Bengal’s New Health Law

Riding on a populist message against medical negligence and unethical practice by private doctors and hospitals, Mamata Banerjee recently rushed a new healthcare Bill through the assembly (W.B. Clinical Establishments Registration, Regulation and Transparency Act, 2017) to entrap public sympathy, she disclosed today the names of members of the supremely powerful “Commission” that, as per …

Indian Medical Association’s (IMA) Dirty Politics Exposed: BJP-backed IMA In Delhi Slams New Health Bill Passed In Bengal But Same Bill Receives High Praise From Trinomool-backed IMA Leaders In Kolkata

The Clinical Establishments (Registration, Regulation and Transparency) Bill, 2017 passed last week by Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal to rein in private hospitals and doctors has not only generated a great deal of public interest in West Bengal because the Bill has several strong provisions aimed at curbing medical negligence and unethical practice by …

Bengal CM Introduces New Clinical Establishment Bill To Prevent Medical Negligence Leaving Govt. Hospitals Above The Law: Do Poor Patients Have No Value For Their Lives?

A much hyped Bill (W.B. Clinical Establishment Registration, Regulations, Transparency Bill, 2017) was passed today in West Bengal assembly by the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinomool government claiming that this new law would rein in unethical practice and medical negligence in the state. Ms. Banerjee has also made boisterous claims that this is a truly remarkable Bill …

MCI Ignores Central Information Commission’s (CIC) Order To Disclose Information About Dr. Ketan Desai And Status Of Investigation Of Complaints Against Doctors

In a historic judgment delivered on 2nd February, 2017, the Central Information Commission (CIC) directed the Medical Council of India (MCI) to provide all information pertaining to the case against disgraced ex-MCI president, Dr. Ketan Desai, and to put up detail of the minutes of the Ethics Committee meetings on investigation of complaints or medical …