Month: June 2017

PBT To Launch New Center In Mumbai On Saturday (July 1) To Fight “Medical Negligence” and Healthcare Corruption

PBT will launch a new branch in Mumbai to offer help and guidance to the hapless patients in the Mumbai and surrounding area. For this purpose, an open public seminar will be held at Marathi Patrakar Sangh (next to Mumbai Press Club) at Patrakar Bhavan, Mahapalika Marg, Azad Maidan Fort (next to Mumbai Press Club) …

PBT President Argues For A Doctor-victim In Rs. 12 Crore Compensation Claim Against Apollo Hospital: NCDRC Rejects Hospital’s Application For “Inflated Claim”

In a major case of medical negligence with a claim of Rs. 12 crore for wrongful death of a doctor’s husband against Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata, PBT president Dr. Kunal Saha personally appeared on behalf of the victim before the circuit bench of National Consumer Forum (NCDRC) on Tuesday (June 20) and argued against …

PBT Calls For Fast-track Disposal Of All “Medical Negligence” Cases

PBT held an open public seminar on Rogi Divas (“Patients’ Day”) this week where an urgent memorandum was sent to the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) president urging him to form a fast-track court for quick disposal of cases involving alleged medical negligence by doctors and hospitals (see news reports below). While acknowledging that …